Product Name:



Gentamicin (as sulphate) 3 mg/1g

Pharmaceutical Form:

Cream & Ointment


Cream 20 g.

Pharmacologic Category:

Dermal and Genital


- Gentamicin, a wide-spectrum antibiotic, provides highly effective topical treatment in primary and secondary bacterial infections of the skin. It is a bacteriocidal agent that is not effective against viruses or fungi.

- GENTAMYCIN Cream is used in treating oozing lesion, while GENTAMYCIN Ointment is suitable for chronic and dry lesions.

- GENTAMYCIN Cream or Ointment is cosmetically more acceptable to the patients because it is washable, less greasy and easier to apply.

- GENTAMYCIN Cream or Ointment has been used in children over one year old successfully.


Primary skin infection: Impetigo, superficial folliculitis, furunculosis, Pyoderma gangrenosum.

<b>Secondary skin infections:</b>
- Infectious eczematoid dermatitis, infected contact dermatitis, pustular acne.
- Infected burns and ulcerations, infected erosions, contaminated wounds.
- Operative wounds, sharp cuts, infected insect bites and stings.
- Paronychia (panaris).
- It could be used in treating boils after being incised, and infected dermal cysts.


The drug is contraindicated in individuals with a history of sensitivity reactions to any of its components.


It is not used for children under one year of age.
When treating impetigo the crusts should be removed before applying the cream or the ointment.


Apply the cream or the ointment as a thin layer twice to four times daily over the affected area, or as the doctor’s directions.
The area treated may be covered with a gauze dressing if desired.

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