A 40-year-old member asked:
Will antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) eye drops lessen the effectiveness of my birth control pills?
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Ophthalmology 48 years experience
Unlikely: Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a combination antibiotic/anti-inflammatory medication applied topically to the eye for infections and irritations of the eyelids and ocular surface. It is not significantly absorbed into the systemic circulation.
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Last updated Oct 21, 2018
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