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How are different types of gentamicin taken?

Gentamicin is an antibiotic used to treat infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Gentamicin can be taken in multiple ways. It can be given in the form of eye drops and eye ointment for eye infections; topical cream, ointment and powder for skin infections; an injection for systemic infections. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate dosage and route of administration.




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