Agent Name

Gentamycin

Alternative Name

Garamycin

CAS Number

1403-66-3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Garamycin; Gentacycol; Gentamicin; Gentavet; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported, but rare; gentamycin cross reacts with neomycin, so positive patch test may reflect neomycin as the primary sensitizer; [Marks, p.194-5]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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