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I am pregnant doctor give me gentamicin injection is this injection is harmful for my health.

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Its category d. Ideally not given during pregnancy.
Gentamycin cannot be used in pregnancy. it is a nephrotoxic drug there are better drug available.
Gentamycin cannot be given in pregnancy.
It's category d drug and not to be given in pregnancy. Due adverse effects. So avoid in pregnancy.
Gentamycin is pregnancy category d drug. It should only be prescribed when benefits outweighs risk to case of some serious life threatening infection of the mother.
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