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Lyramycin 0.1% Cream

Manufactured byHetero Healthcare Ltd.
ContainsGentamicin
Description

Lyramycin 0.1% Cream is a topical antibiotic used for the treatment of various types of skin infections caused by certain bacteria. This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lyramycin 0.1% Cream

  • Redness of skin
  • Itching
  • Inflammation

Uses of Lyramycin 0.1% Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial skin infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to gentamicin, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

External use

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

Use in Pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 1 year of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required. Symptoms of an overdose may include diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Antibiotics

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting the protein synthesis which is essential for the bacteria to grow.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Aminoglycosides

Schedule

Schedule H

DailyMed - GENTAMICIN SULFATE- gentamicin sulfate cream [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=9e550dc9-509e-da05-8a97-ecbd0f5dd633

Gentamicin Topical: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a619033.html

Gentamicin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00798

Gentamicin [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Gentamicin
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Information on this page was last updated on 10 Feb 2020

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