- DERMATOLOGICAL DRUGS
- ANTI-INFECTIVE & ANTIBACTERIAL DRUGS
- Pharmaceutical Form : Ointment
- Composition : Gentamicin ( as Sulphate ) 3 mg/ 1 g
- Active Substance : (Gentamicin ( as Sulphate
Gentamicin- medico is an aminoglycoside antibiotic which is active against many strains of Gram-negative bacteria and also against some strains of staphylococci aureus .
Gentamicin- medico is recommended for the treatment of primary and secondary bacterial infection of the skin .
Primary infections :
impetigo contagiosa , superficial folliculitis , ecthyma , furunculosis , sycosis barbae , and pyoderma gangrenous .
Secondary infections :
contact or seborrheic or eczematoid dermatitis pustular acne , infected burns and wounds , ulcers and paronychia .
Contra indications :
Gentamicin- medico is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any ingredients of the preparation .
If irritation , sensitization or infection develop , treatment with Gentamicin medico should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted .
Dosage & Administration :
A small amount of ointment or cream should be applied to the lesions 3 – 4 times daily or as prescribed
If necessary this may be covered with a dressing .
Storage conditions : store up to 30oC .
Tube contains 30 gram of Gentamicin- medico cream or ointment .
Tube contains 20 gram of Gentamicin- medico cream or ointment .