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PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, hearing problems, muscles disorders myasthenia gravis), Parkinson's disease, mineral (electrolyte) imbalances, allergies (especially allergies to sulfites or other aminoglycosides such as gentamicin. Netilmicin is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using this drug. This medication passes into breast milk. Though there are no reports of harm to nursing infants (to date), consult your doctor before you breast-feed.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medications you may use, especially of: other antibiotics (e.g., amphotericin, cephalosporins, penicillins), "water pills" (diuretics such as furosemide), certain anesthetics (e.g., succinylcholine), acyclovir, live vaccines. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.

NOTES: This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection or give it to someone else. A different medication may be necessary in those cases. Your doctor will order certain blood and laboratory tests to monitor your progress.

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