Gentamicin topical spray (jen-ta-my-sin)
Name(s): Gentocin Topical Spray (Schering)
For the treatment of infected superficial lesions in dogs caused
by bacteria susceptible to Gentamicin.
this Gentocin Topical Spray should be used: Gentocin
topical spray is FDA approved for use in dogs. The usual dose is
2 sprays administered 2-4 times a day for 7 days. The spray bottle
should be held upright and 3-6 inches from the lesion.
Gentamicin is a mixture of glycoside antibiotics derived from the
fermentation of Micromonospora purpurea. Gentamicin sulfate veterinary
is a mixture of sulfate salts of the antibiotics produced in this
fermentation. The salts are weakly acidic, freely soluble in water
and stable in solution.
Side effects such as SAP and SGPT enzyme elevations, weight loss,
anorexia, polydipsia, and polyuria have occurred following the use
of synthetic corticosteroids in dogs. Vomiting and diarrhea (occasionally
bloody) have been observed in cats and dogs.
Cushing's syndrome in dogs has been reported in association with
prolonged or repeated steroid therapy.