gentamicin injection (Garamycin) (cont.)

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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

NURSING MOTHERS: Gentamicin is excreted into human milk. Due to the lack of safety data, gentamicin should be used cautiously in nursing mothers. The benefits of breastfeeding, potential risk of infant drug exposure, and risk of inadequately or untreated infection should all be considered when deciding if gentamicin should be used in females who are breastfeeding.

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2014


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