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I was prescribed gentamicin for what the doctor first thought was impetigo around my mouth (flaky, then soars on the corners of my mouth) the medicine did seem to help. I applied the ointment for 14 days, twice a day and also used a warm washcloth compress every evening. It cleared up completely by about day 10. Although it came back a few months later and after testing I found out it is actually ...

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I ended up in the hospital with a severe reaction. It lowered my blood pressure, I was weak, vomitting,I was unable to eat or hold food down, felt unstable to walk. Just felt like my life was slipping away with every time I was given the medication. I was on it for three days and against my physicians premission, decline to take it and sort a second opinion. Thank God I did, because it save my li...

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Tom777 | 65-74 | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
3/18/2019
Condition: Skin Infection due to a Bacteria
Overall rating 5.0
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Worked quickly and well!

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mommymia | 25-34 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
10/29/2014
Condition: Skin Infection due to a Bacteria
Overall rating 4.3
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I was prescribed gentamicin for what the doctor first thought was impetigo around my mouth (flaky, then soars on the corners of my mouth) the medicine did seem to help. I applied the ointment for 14 days, twice a day and also used a warm washcloth compress every evening. It cleared up completely by about day 10. Although it came back a few months later and after testing I found out it is actually something called angular cheilitis. Which is a bacterial and fungal infection and gentamicin is only for bacteria infections.

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Lashay | 35-44 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
10/7/2010
Condition: Other
Overall rating 1.0
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I ended up in the hospital with a severe reaction. It lowered my blood pressure, I was weak, vomitting,I was unable to eat or hold food down, felt unstable to walk. Just felt like my life was slipping away with every time I was given the medication. I was on it for three days and against my physicians premission, decline to take it and sort a second opinion. Thank God I did, because it save my life. I was diagnois with having a severe drug reaction to Gentamicin.

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