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gentamicin

[¦jent·ə¦mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic produced by a species of Micromonospora.
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Whatley et al have reported on the proposed risk of systemic absorption in ENT patients undergoing nasal irrigations with gentamicin.
Gentamicin Injection is primarily used in hospitals, but it can be dispensed from community pharmacies for use in settings such as nursing homes or local clinics.
KEYWORDS: Meniere's disease, intratympanic gentamicin, intratympanic dexametasone
Conclusions: Our findings show the potential use of carnosic acid in combination with gentamicin as a promising alternative for the control of healthcare-associated infections caused by multidrug-resistant MRSA.
The findings of the present study show that NAC produces a significant decrease in the serum creatinine values in a dose dependent manner in gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity group.
Conclusion: Pioglitazone fails to exhibit nephroprotective potential when administered along with nephrotoxic dose of gentamicin.
In spite of favourable short-term clinical proof-of-efficacy data in cystic fibrosis, development of gentamicin as a chronic treatment for these genetic diseases has been limited by its toxicity profile.
Conclusion: No association was found between hearing loss and gentamicin exposure in a community setting for the management of sepsis in the first two months of life.
The frequent clinical findings of gentamicin toxicity included nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity (Huy et al.
In a large case series of pregnant women with listeriosis, most patients were given a b-lactam antimicrobial drug, with or without gentamicin (6).
Accordingly this study was planned to investigate the possible generation of oxidative stress by gentamicin leading to renal damage in experimental rat model.