Gentamicin works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs known as aminoglycoside antibiotics. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for virus or fungus infections.
What are the side effects of gentamicin sulfate?
- Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, or loss of appetite may occur. …
- Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: numbness/tingling, muscle twitching or weakness, seizure.
What is Garamycin used to treat?
This medication is used to treat minor skin infections (such as impetigo, folliculitis) or minor infections related to some skin conditions (such as eczema, psoriasis, minor burns/cuts/wounds). Gentamicin works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria