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Gentamicin sulfate Ophthalmic Solution
Ocular infections
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Drug Name:

Gentamicin sulfate Ophthalmic Solution Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Gentamicin sulfate (equivalent to 3mg gentamicin per mL); contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Gentamicin sulfate Ophthalmic Solution:

Susceptible bacterial infections of conjunctiva and cornea.

Adults and Children's Dose:

1 or 2 drops in affected eye(s) every 4 hours. Severe infections: Up to 2 drops once every hour.

Pharmacological Class:

Aminoglycoside.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if purulent discharge, inflammation or pain develops. Neonates. Pregnancy (Cat.C).

Adverse Reactions:

Ocular burning/irritation, non-specific conjunctivitis, conjunctival epithelial defects, conjunctival hyperemia, bacterial and fungal corneal ulcers; rare: allergic reactions, thrombocytopenic purpura, hallucinations.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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