Gento is an antibiotic instilled in the eye to treat bacterial infections of the eye (eg. conjunctivitis). Additionally, it may be instilled in the ear ... View More
Uses of Nicogenta Eye/Ear Drops
Side effects of Nicogenta Eye/Ear Drops
How to use Nicogenta Eye/Ear Drops
This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the d... View More
How Nicogenta Eye/Ear Drops works
Gento is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye/ear by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital f... View More
What if you forget to take Nicogenta Eye/Ear Drops?
If you miss a dose of Gento, please consult your doctor.
Superficial ophthalmic infections, Otitis externa,
Ophthalmic Superficial ophthalmic infections Adult: As eye drops: Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye up to 6 times daily. For severe infections, in... View More
Ophthalmic Superficial ophthalmic infections Child: As eye drops: Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye up to 6 times daily. For severe infections, in... View More
History of hypersensitivity to aminoglycoside; pregnancy; hepatic impairment, perforated ear drum.
Mode of Action
Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside that binds to 30s and 50s ribosomal subunits of susceptible bacteria disrupting protein synthesis, thus rendering the ba... View More
Concurrent use of neuromuscular blocking agents; myasthenia gravis, parkinsonism; conditions predisposing to ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity; lactation. ... View More
Allergic contact dermatitis, Transient irritation, burning, stinging, Increased redness, lacrimation
Additive effect w/ other neurotoxic and/or nephrotoxic drugs including cephalosporins, methicillin, amphotericin B, ciclosporin, cisplatin, potent diure... View More