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    Brand Name: GENOPTIC

    Generic Name: Gentamicin

    Generic for Genoptic* (Gentamicin) is an ophthalmic solution used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, and so on. This eye drops belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Genoptic* used for?

Generic for Genoptic* (Gentamicin) is an ophthalmic solution used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, and so on. This eye drops belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria.This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Genoptic*?

The dosage of Generic for Genoptic* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Genoptic*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Genoptic* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Genoptic*?

Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Genoptic*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Genoptic*?

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Genoptic*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Genoptic*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Genoptic* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Genoptic* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Genoptic* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Genoptic* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Genoptic* can cause side effects such as eye burning, itching, stinging, irritation, redness, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Genoptic*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Genoptic*?

Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Genoptic* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Genoptic*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Genoptic*?
How will Generic for Genoptic* work in my body?
How should Generic for Genoptic* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Genoptic* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Genoptic* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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