Gentamycin Ointment 15g (Gentamicin Sulphate 0.1%)

Gentamicin OintmentGENTAMICIN SKIN OINTMENT
(0.1% GENTAMICIN)

COMPOSITION
One gram of ointment (0.1%) contains 1.0mg of Gentamicin in the form of Gentamicin sulphate.

ACTION
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.aeruginosa, the group klebsiella, Enterobacter, Serratia, E. Coli, Strains of Proteus, etc. Maximal concentration of Gentamicin at the site of the infection is reached by topical application which could not be achieved by general treatment (oral or parenteral).

INDICATIONS
Local treatment of acute topical infections of the skin, furunculi, burns, ulcers, infected wounds, abscess, impetigo, intertrigo, secondary infected eczema, as well as the prevention of infections

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply in a thin layer to the affected area 2-3 times daily. Cover with a sterile dressing in order to avoid contamination of affected area.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Hypersensitivity to Gentamicin

STORAGE AND PRECAUTION
Store below 25ºC. Protect from light

PRESENTATION
Tube of 15g skin ointment

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

NAFDAC REGISTRATION NUMBER: 04-1446

Manufactured by:
DRUGFIELD PHARMACEUTICAL LIMITED
Lynson Chemical Avenue,
Km 38, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway,
Sango- Otta, Nigeria