Genoptic Eye Dropsand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Gentamicin Sulfate
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0.3% Eye Solution/Drops
- Marketed as Genticin Eye Drops in United Kingdom
- Manufactured by Amdipharm Ltd
- Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
- Prescription Required
- Marketed as Genta in Turkey
- Manufactured by IE Ulagay Pharma
- Product of Turkey • Shipped from Turkey
- Prescription Required
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Genoptic Eye Drops Drug Information
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Genoptic Eye Drops Overview
Genoptic Eye Drops is used to treat bacterial infections (such as blepharitis, conjunctivitis) of the eye and the skin around the eyes (such as eyelids). It is also used to prevent infection after eye injury or surgery. It belongs to a class of drugs known as aminoglycoside antibiotics. Gentamicin works by killing the bacteria. Genoptic Eye Drops treats only bacterial eye infections. It will not work for other types of eye infections. Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
How to Use Genoptic Eye Drops
To apply eye ointment, wash your hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the tip of the tube or let it touch your eye, eyelid, or any other surface. Apply to the eyes only. Do not swallow or inject. Do not wear contact lenses while you are using Genoptic Eye Drops. Sterilize contact lenses according to the manufacturer's directions, and check with your doctor before you begin using them again. To apply eye ointments, tilt your head back, look up, and gently pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place a half-inch (1.3 centimeters) strip of ointment into the pouch as directed by your doctor. Gently close the eye and roll the eyeball in all directions to spread the medication. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye. Repeat these steps for your other eye if so directed. Wipe the tip of the ointment tube with a clean tissue to remove extra medication before recapping it. Wait several minutes for your vision to clear before driving or operating machinery. The Dosage of Genoptic Eye Drops is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Your doctor may direct you to use Genoptic Eye Drops more often at first, then use it less frequently as the infection improves. Do not increase your dose or use it more often than directed. Your doctor may prescribe gentamicin drops for use during the day and gentamicin ointment at bedtime. If you are using another kind of eye medication (such as drops or ointments), wait at least 5 minutes before applying other medications. Use eye drops before eye ointments to allow the drops to enter the eye. Use Genoptic Eye Drops regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day. Continue using it for the full time prescribed. Stopping the medication too soon may allow the bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a return of the infection. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Genoptic Eye Drops Precautions
Before using gentamicin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other aminoglycoside antibiotics (such as tobramycin); or if you have any other allergies. Genoptic Eye Drops may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Genoptic Eye Drops, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,contact lens use. After you apply Genoptic Eye Drops, your vision may become temporarily blurred. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). During pregnancy, Genoptic Eye Drops should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Genoptic Eye Drops may pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Genoptic Eye Drops Misdose
If you miss a dose of Genoptic Eye Drops, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Genoptic Eye Drops Interactions
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. These drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. Your doctor or pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use your medications or by close monitoring. To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) before starting treatment with Genoptic Eye Drops. While using Genoptic Eye Drops, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without your doctor's approval. Keep a list of all the products you use. Share the list with your doctor and pharmacist to reduce your risk for serious medication problems.
Genoptic Eye Drops Side Effects
What are Genoptic Eye Drops side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Genoptic Eye Drops may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Genoptic Eye Drops as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Genoptic Eye Drops
The side effects of Genoptic Eye Drops may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Genoptic Eye Drops. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Genoptic Eye Drops may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Genoptic Eye Drops, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Genoptic Eye Drops.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Genoptic Eye Drops, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Genoptic Eye Drops and the side effects associated with Genoptic Eye Drops are described in the following:
Common Genoptic Eye Drops Side Effects
Less Frequent Genoptic Eye Drops Side Effects
- ocular pain
- ocular inflammation
- ocular redness
- Ocular Itching
- pruritus of skin
- blurred vision
- conjunctival hyperemia
Rare or Very Rare Genoptic Eye Drops Side Effects
Genoptic Eye Drops Storage
Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59 - 86 degrees F (15 - 30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Genoptic Eye Drops when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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