Gentosep® is Gentamicin Sulfate which is a water soluble antibiotic of the aminoglycoside group, active against a wide variety of pathogenic gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms.Gentosep® cream is indicated for the topical treatment of the primary and secondary bacterial infections of the skin caused by the organisms sensitive to Gentamicin. Gentosep may clear infections that have not responded to other topical antibiotics.
Adult: 3-5 mg/kg 8 hrly for 7-10 days, by IM or slow IV inj over 2-3 min or IV infusion over no more than 20-30 min.
Child: 3-7.5 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses.
Urinary tract infections:
Adult: 160 mg once daily.
Adult/Child: As 0.1% cream/oint: Apply gently to cleansed affected area 3-4 times daily.
Superficial ophthalmic infections:
Adult/Child: As 0.3% eye drops: Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye up to 6 times daily. For severe infections, initially, 1-2 drops every 15 min, reducing the frequency gradually as the infection is controlled. As 0.3% eye oint: Place a small amount into the conjunctival sac 2-3 times daily.
Adult/Child: As 0.3% ear drops: Instill 2-3 drops in the affected ear 3-4 times a day and at night.