gentamicin


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gen·ta·mi·cin

 (jĕn′tə-mī′sĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from an actinomycete of the genus Micromonospora, used in its sulfate form to treat various infections.

[Alteration of gentamycin : gent(i)a(n violet) + -mycin.]

gentamicin

(ˌdʒɛntəˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Medicine) a broad-spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of serious infections
[C20: from genta (of unknown origin) + -mycin]
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Noun1.gentamicin - an antibiotic (trade name Garamycin) that is derived from an actinomycete; used in treating infections of the urinary tract
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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gentamicin

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The urea and creatinine level in gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity group were significantly increased from respective baseline values to Day 5 values supporting the nephrotoxic potential of gentamicin at high dose.
Gp-2 received gentamicin 40 miligram/kilogram/day (mg/kg/day) IP daily for 13 days.
Indiana University Research and Technology Center's technology will be utilised for new parenteral gentamicin derivatives as antimicrobial agents with the potential for reduced toxicity.
Gentamicin has become one of the most commonly prescribed hospital antibiotics, despite causing kidney toxicity.
The exposed group consisted of children 6 months to 3 years of age who were treated for sepsis during 0-2 months of age in the community, with a regimen that included gentamicin for at least five days.
Gentamicin increased Superoxide anion production, hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals by kidney mitochondria [10].