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Pharmaceutical precautions
Pharmacodynamic properties
Gentamicin is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic, active against such organisms as Klebsiella and Pseudomonas. Gentamicin is particularly effective on rapidly multiplying organisms. Gentamycin is lethal to susceptible bacteria mainly by binding to bacterial ribosomes and impairing protein synthesis.
Pharmacokinetic particulars
The application of one or two drops to the eye enables the persistence of therapeutic levels for more than 6 hours.
Shelf life
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2years
Shelf life after opening the immediate packaging: 28 days
Special precautions for storage
Do not store above 25°C
Any contents remaining 28 days after the date on which the container was first opened should be discarded.
Care should be taken to avoid contamination of the contents during use. Following withdrawal of first dose, use the product within 28 days.
Nature and composition of immediate packaging
5 ml type II amber glass bottles with blue polyethylene low density cap and blue rubber chlorobutyl dropper.
Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from the use of such products, if appropriate
Any unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.
Keep out of the reach of children.