Gentamicin

BreastfeedingGeriatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Alcomicinx; Cidomycin; Diogent; Garamycin (Schering); Garatec; Genoptic (Allergan); Gentacidin; Gentalline; Gentalol; Jenamicin; L-Gent; Ocumycin; Pred-G; Refobacin; Sedanazin
  • INDICATIONS: Various infections caused by susceptible organisms
  • CLASS: Antibiotic, Antibiotic; aminoglycoside, Antimicrobial
  • HALF-LIFE: 2–4 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Adefovir, Aldesleukin, Aminoglycosides, Atracurium, Bumetanide, Carbenicillin, Cephalexin, Cephalothin, Cobicistat/Elvitegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide, Doxacurium, Ethacrynic Acid, Furosemide, Methoxyflurane, Non-polarizing muscle relaxants, Pancuronium, Pipecuronium, Polypeptide antibiotics, Rocuronium, Succinylcholine, Teicoplanin, Torsemide, Tubocurarine, Vecuronium

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: C

Aminoglycosides may cause neurotoxicity and/or nephrotoxicity.

Our database has 41 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
HAIR.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
LOCAL.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
OTIC.
RENAL.
OTHER.


Page last updated 08/01/2022

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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