Gentamicin (Cidomycin)

Play Episode

Struggling in nursing school?

NRSNG can help skyrocket your grades 🚀

What is the Generic Name for Cidomycin?


What is the Trade Name for Gentamicin?


What are the Indications of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

Treatment of gram negative infections when penicillin is ineffective

What are the Actions of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

Inhibits bacterial protein synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?


What is the Pharmacologic Class of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?


What are the Nursing Considerations of Gentamicin (Cidomycin)?

  • Causes tinnitus-hearing loss/do not administer with penicillin
  • Use caution in renal impairment
  • Assess for infection
  • Obtain cultures prior to therapy
  • Monitor liver function tests
  • Monitor blood levels of drug

What are you struggling with in nursing school?

NRSNG supplements nursing school and helps fill in the gaps.  Search for a lesson inside NRSNG Academy below.

Share this post:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit
Share on whatsapp
Share on email