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GENTAMICIN is the fourth generation antibiotic belongs to a group of aminoglycosides.
- Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat infections caused by a wide range of bacteria. It can be administered by injection or applied in a cream to the skin or in drops to the ears and eyes. Kidney and ear damage may occur at high doses. Trade names: Garamycin, Genticin, Cidomycin.
- Gentamicin is an antibiotic derived from the fungi of genes micromonospora.
- Gentamicin is an antibiotic complex consisting of the closely related components, Gentamicin C1, C2, C1a produced by fermentation of micromonospora pupurea or M. echinospora and their variants.
Some historical information suggests manufacturer and year of introduction of the same antibiotic in the respective country.