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What are the uses for gentamicin-topical?
Topical gentamicin is used for treating skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
What is the dosage for gentamicin-topical?
Topical gentamicin is applied to the affected area 3 to 4 times daily.
Which drugs or supplements interact with gentamicin-topical?
There are no drug interactions reported for topical gentamicin.
Is gentamicin-topical safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
What else should I know about gentamicin-topical?
What preparations of gentamicin-topical are available?
Cream or Ointment: 1%
How should I keep gentamicin-topical stored?
Store topical gentamicin at room temperature between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).
Topical gentamicin (Garamycin has been discontinued) is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic prescribed to treat a variety of skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria (for example, impetigo, folliculitis, eczema, psoriasis, and minor burns, cuts, or wounds). Common side effects of gentamicin include:
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