Gentocin® and Gentak®
(Solution and Ointment)

Product Description: This product, which contains the antibiotic gentamicin sulfate, is effective against many gram negative and gram positive bacteria.

Indications for Use: This product can be used in bacterial infections of the surface of the eye and inner eyelid lining that are responsive to gentamicin.

Dosage and Administration: A thin film of ointment (1/4 - 1/2 inch strip) or 1-2 drops of the solution should be applied to the eye 2-4 times a day. Response to treatment will determine the duration of use of the product.

Precautions and Side Effects: Do not continue using this product if there seems to be little or no response to the treatment after 3-5 days.

Packaging: Gentamicin sulfate is available in 1/8 ounce tubes and 5 or 15 mL bottles.

Storage: Store at a stable room temperature.

Product Type: Rx

Manufacturer: Schering-Plough, Akorn, plus others