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Indogenta 40mg Injection

Indogenta 40mg Injection

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Composition

GENTAMICIN-40MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Adley Formulations

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Indogenta 40mg Injection

Indogenta 40mg Injection belongs to the class of 'antibiotics', primarily used to treat serious bacterial infections. Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes illness. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. 

Indogenta 40mg Injection is composed of Gentamicin, an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from synthesising essential proteins required to carry out vital functions. It has broad-spectrum activity against aerobic gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. 

Indogenta 40mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional. Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause a few side effects, although not everybody gets them. Common side effects of Indogenta 40mg Injection include stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weight loss, light-headedness, headache, mood changes, joint pain, itching or rash, pain and swelling at the injection site. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Let your doctor know if you have any allergic reactions to medicines, liver/kidney problems, cystic fibrosis (a genetic disorder that affects the digestive and respiratory system), hearing problems, electrolyte imbalance, myasthenia gravis (muscular weakness), or Parkinson's disease before starting Indogenta 40mg Injection. Indogenta 40mg Injection should be used only with a doctor's advice during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause light-headedness; in such cases, please do not drive until you are alert. Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause dizziness/vertigo; hence avoid or limit alcohol consumption. 

Uses of Indogenta 40mg Injection

Treatment of Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

Indogenta 40mg Injection is an antibiotic that treats severe/serious bacterial infections. It contains Gentamicin which works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, thus inhibiting bacterial growth. It shows a bacteriostatic effect, which stops bacterial reproduction but doesn't kill them. Indogenta 40mg Injection is useful in treating recurrent infections of kidneys, urinary ducts and bladder, lungs and airways infections during hospitalization, infections of the skin and soft tissues, including burns, and sepsis (blood poisoning by bacteria).

Directions for Use

Indogenta 40mg Injection will be administered by a healthcare professional. Do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Indogenta 40mg Injection

  • Stomach Upset
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite 
  • Weight loss
  • Light-headedness
  • Headache
  • Mood changes
  • Joint pain
  • Itching or rash 
  • Pain and swelling at the injection site

Drug Warnings

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to any of the components in Indogenta 40mg Injection. Let your doctor know if you have any liver/kidney problems, cystic fibrosis, hearing problems, low blood minerals, myasthenia gravis, or Parkinson's disease. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before starting this medicine. Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause dizziness; hence drive or operate machinery only when you are alert. Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent any undesired effects like dizziness while undergoing treatment. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Indogenta 40mg Injection may interact with antibiotics (amikacin, cefixime, clindamycin, polymyxin B, vancomycin), antifungals (amphotericin B), anticancer drugs (cisplatin), water pills (furosemide), immunosuppressants (cyclosporine), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (indomethacin, ibuprofen), skeletal muscle relaxants (tubocurarine), myasthenia gravis medicines (neostigmine), and HIV drugs (zalcitabine).

Drug-Food Interaction: Alcohol consumption should be avoided to prevent adverse effects.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney diseases, cystic fibrosis, hearing problems, low blood minerals, myasthenia gravis, or Parkinson's disease.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • AMIKACIN
  • CEFIXIME
  • CLINDAMYCIN
  • POLYMYXIN B
  • VANCOMYCIN
  • AMPHOTERICIN B
  • CISPLATIN
  • FUROSEMIDE
  • CYCLOSPORINE
  • INDOMETHACIN
  • IBUPROFEN
  • TUBOCURARINE
  • NEOSTIGMINE
  • ZALCITABINE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Wash your hands often to maintain cleanliness.
  • Include whole-grain foods like multigrain bread and brown rice in your diet. 
  • Taking probiotics after an antibiotic treatment reduces the risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. 
  • Try taking yoghurt, cheese, sauerkraut, and kimchi that help restore the intestine's good bacteria.
  • Include more fibre-enriched food in your diet that is easily digested by your gut bacteria. Fibre foods may also help restore healthy gut bacteria after a course of antibiotics. 
  • Avoid intake of alcoholic beverages as it can make you dehydrated and affect your sleep. 
  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep. 

Special Advise

  • Liver and kidney function monitoring (Liver and kidney function tests) are recommended in patients with severe liver and kidney diseases.
  • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) is reported during the usage of antibiotics. Please consult your doctor if you experience prolonged diarrhoea.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes illness. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Bacteria occur in three basic shapes: spherical, rod and spiral-shaped. Bacteria may be gram-positive (have a thick cell wall) or gram-negative (do not have a cell wall). Some common symptoms of a bacterial infection include cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, fatigue, and tiredness. Untreated bacterial infections may lead to serious life-threatening conditions like sepsis.

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Alcohol

Caution

Limit or avoid alcohol intake while being treated with Indogenta 40mg Injection since it may worsen side effects like dizziness.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Indogenta 40mg Injection should be cautiously administered during pregnancy since there are chances of fetal harm. Please consult your doctor before taking Indogenta 40mg Injection if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Indogenta 40mg Injection can be excreted into breast milk in small amounts when used by a nursing mother. Please consult your doctor before taking Indogenta 40mg Injection if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Caution

Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause side effects like dizziness or vertigo that could affect your driving ability. Do not drive or operate machinery in such cases. Drive only when you are mentally alert.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Indogenta 40mg Injection since it may cause abnormal liver function tests.

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Kidney

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases or impairment before taking Indogenta 40mg Injection. Dose adjustment may be required.

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Children

Caution

Indogenta 40mg Injection should be used for children only when prescribed by a doctor. The dose may depend on the child's age and body weight.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Adley Formulation, Sco- 42, Sector 12, Panchkula-134112, Haryana, India
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FAQs

Indogenta 40mg Injection belongs to the class of 'antibiotics', primarily used to treat serious bacterial infections. Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria grow in the body and causes illness.
Indogenta 40mg Injection is an antibiotic that treats bacterial infections. It works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, which retards bacterial growth.
Indogenta 40mg Injection should be used with proper caution and doctor consultation if you have any allergic reactions to medicines, liver/kidney problems, cystic fibrosis, hearing problems, low blood minerals/electrolyte imbalance, myasthenia gravis (muscular weakness), and Parkinson's disease.
Indogenta 40mg Injection can affect the live vaccines like typhoid vaccine and decrease its effectiveness. Please consult a doctor if you are undergoing any vaccinations.
Indogenta 40mg Injection may cause abnormal liver function tests as one of its side effects. It may increase the levels of liver enzymes and blood bilirubin. Please consult your doctor before starting Indogenta 40mg Injection if you have any history of liver problems.
Diarrhoea can be a side-effect of Indogenta 40mg Injection. Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) is also reported during usage of antibiotics like Indogenta 40mg Injection. Therefore, when the patient has diarrhoea, undergoing an examination is advised to rule out the chances of CDAD following Indogenta 40mg Injection therapy.

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