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Gentamicin topical Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with gentamicin topical:

Moderate

Topical Aminoglycosides (Includes Gentamicin topical) ↔ Burns

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Burns - External

Topical aminoglycosides should not be used on serious burns. When applied locally, aminoglycosides are generally not absorbed to a significant extent through intact skin but readily absorbed through denuded, burned, or granulating skin. Systemic adverse effects of aminoglycosides include nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity to vestibular and auditory functions. In general, topical aminoglycosides should not be used on large areas of the body or for more than 7 days without medical supervision.

References

  1. "Product Information. Myciguent (neomycin topical)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.

gentamicin topical drug Interactions

There are 20 drug interactions with gentamicin topical

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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