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(Gentamicin sulphate 0.35%+HYDROCORTISONE 1%)
ANTIBIOTIC AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY COMPOSITION
One gram of Drugent® - HC Cream contains 3.5mg Gentamicin in the form of Gentamicin Sulphate and 10mg Hydrocortisone Acetate.
Gentamicin is an antibiotic of the aminoglycoside group with a broad spectrum of action against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Microorganisms susceptible to Gentamicin include P. aeuruginosa, the group klebsiella, Enterobacter, Serratia, E. Coli, and Strains of Proteus. Maximal concentration of Gentamicin at the site of infection is reached by topical application which could not be achieved by general treatment (oral or parenteral) Hydrocortisone is an anti-inflammatory agent which is effective in inflammatory conditions of the skin with secondary bacterial infection.
Local treatment of acute topical infections of the skin; furunculi, abscess, impetigo, intertrigo, secondary infected eczema, as well as inflammatory skin conditions with secondary bacterial infections.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Drugent®-HC Cream is thinly applied to the affected parts and rubbed in two to three times daily.
Hypersensitivity to Gentamicin and Hydrocortisone.
Topical application of corticosteroids should not be made with an occlusive dressing to large areas of the body because of the increased risk of systemic toxicity. Corticosteroids should not be applied to ulcers of the leg and long term topical use is best avoided especially in children.
Tube of 20g Cream
NAFDAC REGISTRATION NUMBER: 04-4701
DRUGFIELD PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
Lynson Chemical Avenue,
KM 38, Lagos Abeokuta Expressway,
Sango Otta, Nigeria