Brand Names : Garamycin, Genoptic Liquifilm, Genoptic S.O.P., Gentacidin, Gentafair, Gentak, Ocu-Mycin, Spectro-Genta, Alcomicin, gentamycin
- Antibacterial, ophthalmic
Gentamicin (jen-ta-MYE-sin) belongs to the family
of medicines called antibiotics. Gentamicin ophthalmic preparations are used
to treat infections of the eye.
Gentamicin is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Ophthalmic ointment (U.S. and Canada)
Ophthalmic solution (eye drops) (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
- Genoptic Liquifilm
- Genoptic S.O.P.
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
Another commonly used name is gentamycin