Gentamicin-Ophthalmological Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Gentamicin-Ophthalmological is Ophthalmological Preparations drug
Mechanism of Action 
IndicationsGentamicin-Ophthalmological is used for
1. Blepharitis
2. Bacterial conjunctivitis
3. Keratitis
4. Corneal ulcers
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms 1.OINTMENT
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to aminoglycoside group of
Precautions 1. Prolonged use may lead to skin sensitization and the emergence of resistant organisms
including fungi
2. Discontinue if the purulent
3. Inflammation or exacerbation
of pain
4. The ophthalmic ointment may retard corneal healing
5. Renal Impairment
6. Interactions
Adverse Effects1. Burning
2. Stinging
3. Itching
4. Dermatitis
5. Conjunctival epithelial defects
6. Conjunctival hyperemia
7. Thrombocytopenic purpurea
8. Hallucination
Pregnancy Category C

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