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Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

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By LABORATE PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA LTD
10ml Eye/Ear Drop in Bottle

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Gentamicin(0.3 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR OR OTIC ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Gentalab E/E drops is an antibiotic medicine containing gentamycin as its active component. It is used in the eye or ear to treat bacterial infections. It is also used to prevent any infections in an ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

Gentalab E/E drop is used in treating bacterial infections in the eye or ear and is also used to prevent infections in an injured eye or ear.
contraindications

Contraindications of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

  • If you are allergic to Gentamicin or any other ingredients of Gentalab E/E drops.
  • If you have problems with your eyes or ears.
  • If you have a condition that causes muscle weakness.
sideEffects

Side effects of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

  • Irritation, burning, stinging and itching at the application site.
  • Blurred vision, Hearing loss (uncommon).
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gentalab E/E drops during pregnancy?
A:
  • Please consult your doctor before using Gentalab E/E drops during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gentalab E/E drops while breastfeeding?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effects of Gentalab E/E drops while breastfeeding, thus you should consult a doctor before using this medicine.
  • Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gentalab E/E drops?
A:
Gentalab E/E drops may temporarily blur your vision, hence, you should avoid driving until your vision is clear.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gentalab E/E drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Gentalab E/E drops with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your kidney or liver.
  • You will use these drops for a prolonged time.
  • You have open wounds.
  • You have damaged skin.
  • You experience any visual disturbances or blurred vision.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses for at least 15 minutes after instilling these eye drops.
  • The Gentalab E/E drop bottle should only be used by one person, use by more than one person may spread the infection.
  • If you use another eye or ear drop product concomitantly with Gentalab E/E drops, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of two medicines.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

Gentamicin in Gentalab E/E drops works by stopping the growth of bacterial cell walls, which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

  • Use Gentalab E/E drops as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Follow the directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after application of Gentalab E/E drops.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instill the drops.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye or ear drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.
interactions

Interactions of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interactions.
  • Water pills (diuretics) such as furosemide or etacrynic acid should not be used along with Gentalab E/E drops.
  • Medicines used to treat fungal infections like Amphotericin B should not be used along with this medicine, as it may increase the risk of having a toxic effect on the kidney.
  • Be cautious if you are taking Cephalosporin antibiotics such as cephaloridine or Botulinum toxin, which is used to lower the activity of overactive muscles.
  • You may experience low calcium levels if you take Gentalab E/E drops with Ciclosporin used to treat bone weakness.
  • Other medicine like indomethacin, neostigmine, pyridostigmine, Cisplatin must be used with caution along with Gentalab E/E drops.
  • If you use another eye or ear drop product concomitantly with this medicine, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both the medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

Store Gentalab E/E drops in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Gentalab E/E Drops 10ml

Overdose

  • As Gentalab E/E drop is meant for application in the eye or ear, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you think you have instilled too much of this medicine, wipe out the extra quantity with cotton and tissue.

Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of Gentalab E/E drops, instill it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not overuse this...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How frequently can I use Gentalab E/E drops?

A: Gentalab E/E drops should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What will happen if I accidentally swallow Gentalab E/E drops?

A: If you accidentally swallow some of Gentalab E/E drops, then contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

Q: Can Gentalab E/E drops be used with contact lenses?

A: No, it is advisable to remove contact lenses and then instill Gentalab E/E drops. You can use the lenses 15 minutes after instilling the drops.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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