くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 11/2017

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
GENTACIN Injection 10
 Active ingredient:
Gentamicin sulfate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an aminoglycoside antibiotic agent. It inhibits the synthesis of bacterial protein to show bactericidal effect.
It is usually used to treat sepsis, secondary infection of injury/burn and surgical wound, pneumonia, cystitis, pyelonephritis, peritonitis or otitis media.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you or your family members have hearing loss or myasthenia gravis.
    If you can hardly take food by mouth.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, inject by intramuscular injection or intravenous infusion to 3 times a day. The dosage may be increased to 3 to 4 times a day. For children, inject by intramuscular injection or intravenous infusion 2 to 3 times a day.
  • The treatment duration is determined according to symptoms of the patient. Ask your doctor about the specific dosing schedule.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include renal dysfunction(oliguria etc.), liver dysfunction, itch, rash, fever. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • cyanosis, respiratory distress, chest discomfort [shock]
  • decreased urine output, thirst, edema [acute renal failure]
  • decreased hearing (impaired hearing), ear ringing, dizziness [eighth cranial nerve neuropathy]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

Keywords Search

 

 

 

 

Advanced Search

Browse by drug name A-Z
Browse by drug name A-Z