Gentamicin Sulfate

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WALMART PHARMACY Retail

$44.03

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82%

$7.76 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY Retail

$23.99

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57%

$10.29 With Free Coupon
GIANT EAGLE PHARMACY Retail

$48.30

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77%

$11.20 With Free Coupon
PERIGON PHARMACY 360
$14.42 With Free Coupon
SOLLON PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
JEFFREYS DRUG STORE, MEDICINE SHOPPE 1962
$15.82 With Free Coupon
CANONSBURG GEN DISCHARGE
$15.82 With Free Coupon
SPARTAN PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
WASHINGTON CARE PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
WASHINGTON HOSPITAL PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
ASTI'S SOUTH HILLS PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
LEBANON SHOPS PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
THE MEDICINE SHOPPE PHARMACY
$15.82 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 10961
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 01353
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 10960
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 06733
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 01589
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 10892
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 04783
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 10956
$17.71 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY 10942
$17.71 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS
$19.64 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY
$19.86 With Free Coupon
Gentamicin Sulfate

Drug Info for gentamicin sulfate

Ophthalmic gentamicin is used to treat certain eye infections. Gentamicin is in a class of medications called antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infection.

Gentamicin is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. Gentamicin has been used to treat infections of the bone, heart, pelvis, brain (meningitis), lungs, urinary tract, blood, and others. Gentamicin is a generic drug also sold under the brand names Gentak and Garamycin. Gentamicin was discovered in 1963. In the treatment of some bacterial infections, gentamicin use is common.

  • Gentak
  • Genoptic
  • Into the eye

Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. This medicine is not for long-term use.

Wash your hands before and after using the medicine.

Shake the eye drops well just before each use.

Lie down or tilt your head back. With your index finger, pull down the lower lid of your eye to form a pocket.

To use the eye drops: Hold the dropper close to your eye with the other hand. Drop the correct number of drops into the pocket made between your lower lid and eyeball. Gently close your eyes. Place your index finger over the inner corner of your eye for 1 minute. Do not rinse or wipe the dropper or allow it to touch anything, including your eye. Put the cap on the bottle right away. Keep the bottle upright when you are not using it.

To use the ointment: Hold the tip of the tube close to your eye with the other hand. Avoid touching the tip of the tube to your eye or finger. Squeeze a ribbon of ointment into the pocket between your lower lid and eyeball. Close your eyes for 1 to 2 minutes. Wipe the tip with a clean tissue and close the tube tightly. Keep the tube tightly closed when you are not using it.

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to gentamicin or to related medicines, such as Tobrex®.

Check with your doctor if your condition gets worse or does not get better while using gentamicin.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any other products for the eye.

  • Blurred vision is common for the first few minutes after using. If it continues, talk with your doctor.
  • Eye irritation that was not there before using the medicine
  • Burning or stinging of the eye, tearing
  • Blurred vision is common for the first few minutes after using. If it continues, talk with your doctor.