- Basic Info
Generic: gentamicin topical
A topical antibiotic - It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial skin infections
What may interact with this medicine?Interactions are not expected. Do not use other skin care products without talking to your doctor or health care professional.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non- prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Tell your doctor or health care professional if your skin condition does not improve in a week.
This medicine can make certain skin conditions worse. Only use it for conditions for which your doctor or health care professional has prescribed.
To prevent the spread of infection, do not share skin products, or share towels and washcloths with anyone else.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Possible serious side effects with gentamicin are rare from the use of skin products, but may include:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.
Where should I keep my medicine?Keep out of the reach of children.
Store between 2 and 30 degrees C (36 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
NOTE:This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.