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||BRAND NAME : Garamycin
CHEMICAL CONTENTS: Gentamycin sulfate
Garamycin Ophthalmic, an antibiotic, is applied to the eye for treatment of infections such as conjunctivitis (pinkeye) and other eye infections.
Put 1 or 2 drops Garamycin into the affected eye every 4 hours. For severe infections, your doctor may increase your dosage up to a maximum of 2 drops once every hour.
Garamycin Contraindications :
If you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to Garamycin or certain other antibiotics, such as Tobrex, you should not take this medication. Make sure your doctor is aware of any drug reactions you have experienced.
Garamycin Side Effects:
Occasional eye irritation — with itching, redness and swelling — may occur with use of the eyedrops.
Occasional burning or stinging in the eye may occur with use of the ointment.
Although there is no information on overdose with Garamycin ophthalmic products, any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Garamycin Missed dose:
Apply Garamycin as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule.
Store Garamycin away from heat and light. Do not freeze.
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