Gentamicin (Cidomycin)

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What is the Generic Name for Neurontin?

Gabapentine

What is the Trade Name for Gabapentine?

Neurontin

What are the Indications of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

  • Seizures
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Prevention of migraines

What are the Actions of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

Exact method of action unknown

What is the Therapeutic Class of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

Aadjuncts, therapeutic, anticonvulsants, mood stabilizers

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

none

What are the Nursing Considerations of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

  • May cause suicidal thoughts, confusion, depression, drowsiness, ataxia, facial edema, hypertension
  • Monitor pt closely for changes in behavior and depression
  • Assess seizure activity
  • Assess pain level
  • Patient should take medications exactly as prescribed

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