Compare Gentamicin vs. Zyvox

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Garamycin
(gentamicin)

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(linezolid)

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Side effects
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We haven’t found good data for Gentamicin side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Gentamicin »
  • Headache 9%
  • Diarrhea 8%
  • Nausea 5%
  • Any side effect 4%
  • Dizziness 3%
  • Vomiting 2%
  • Taste alteration 2%
  • Vaginal moniliasis 2%
  • Fungal infection 2%
  • Rash 2%
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
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  • Eye drops
  • Eye cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for
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  • Bacterial Infection Due To Klebsiella Pneumoniae Bacterial Infection Due To Pseudomonas Bacterial Meningitis Bacterial Sepsis Of Newborn Bacterial Septicemia Citrobacter Infection Eye Infection Infection Due To Enterobacteriaceae Infection Due To Escherichia Coli Infection Of Bone Infection Of Skin AND OR Subcutaneous Tissue Infective Endocarditis Peritonitis Peritonitis
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia Infection Of Skin AND OR Subcutaneous Tissue
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

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      More about GentamicinSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
      Have you used Garamycin (gentamicin)?
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      Have you used Zyvox (linezolid)?
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