Review: could Gentamicin Sulfate cause Jaundice?


Jaundice is reported only by a few people who take Gentamicin Sulfate. We study 1,494 people who have side effects while taking Gentamicin sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Jaundice. Find out below who they are, when they have Jaundice and more.

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Gentamicin Sulfate

Gentamicin sulfate has active ingredients of gentamicin sulfate. It is often used in endocarditis. (latest outcomes from Gentamicin sulfate 1,581 users)


Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes) has been reported by people with glossitis, hyperthyroidism, hair loss, abdominal pain, pharyngitis (latest reports from 16,827 Jaundice patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Gentamicin Sulfate.
Among them, 4 people (0.27%) have Jaundice

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gentamicin sulfate cause Jaundice?

Time on Gentamicin Sulfate when people have Jaundice *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Jaundice when taking Gentamicin Sulfate *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Jaundice when taking Gentamicin Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Varices Oesophageal (1 person)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (1 person)
  • Renal Failure Chronic (1 person)
  • Pruritus (1 person)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (2 people)
  • Levetiracetam (1 person)
  • Gabapentin (1 person)
  • Blinded Sorafenib (1 person)
  • Antihistamines (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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