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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Neomycin And Bacitracin And Polymyxin B

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Bacitracin And Polymyxin (Definition)

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Bacitracin zinc, neomycin sulfate, and polymyxin b sulfate can this be used in the ear?

Bacitracin zinc, neomycin sulfate, and polymyxin b sulfate can this be used in the ear?

Otitis ; Tripple ABX: No, i wouldn't use this in an ear, especially if there is any irritation causing any break in the skin. Use cortisporin otic or anything that can be used in the eye, such as tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone). For swimmers ear we used glycerine or vol-sol hc. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics trigger a migraine? Taking ciprofloxacin and neomycin and polymyxin sulfates and hydrocortisone for ear infection.

Can antibiotics trigger a migraine? Taking ciprofloxacin and neomycin and polymyxin sulfates and hydrocortisone for ear infection.

Hard to say: Most drugs seem to be associated with headaches, but infections can also trigger migraines, so may be quite tough to sort out might consider migraine prevention approach and your doctor could assess this. ...Read more

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Bacitracin zinc, neomycin sulfate, and polymyxin b sulfate can this be used in the ear?

Otitis ; Tripple ABX: No, i wouldn't use this in an ear, especially if there is any irritation causing any break in the skin. Use cortisporin otic or anything that can be used in the eye, such as tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone). For swimmers ear we used glycerine or vol-sol hc. ...Read more

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Is lumigan and maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) the same ?

Is lumigan and maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) the same ?

No: Lumigan is a drop used to treat glaucoma. Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a combination of two anti-infective agents and a steroid. ...Read more

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Can I use neomycin and polymycin b sulfate and dexamethasone ophthalmic for pink eye?

Can I use neomycin and polymycin b sulfate and dexamethasone ophthalmic for pink eye?

Depends: It really depends on the cause of the pink eye. The most common cause is due to a virus, in which case iit is generally supportive treatment with artificial tears. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics; inflammatory processes with steroids and non-steroidals; and allergies with anti-histamines. You need to see an eye md to find out what you have. ...Read more

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Can polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) be used on a baby?

Can polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) be used on a baby?

Depends on age: "safety and effectiveness [of polytrim] in children below the age of 2 months have not been established" according to drugs.Com. ...Read more

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Will the antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) lessen the effectiveness of my birth control?

Will the antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) lessen the effectiveness of my birth control?

Unlikely: Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is an eye drop and even though a tiny amount is absorbed into the blood stream through the mucous membranes, it is very unlikely that it would reduce the effectiveness of your birth control. ...Read more

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Could i but maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) over-the-counter in tenerife?

Probably: Many drugs that are only at the prescription counter in the USA are available in Tenerife at the pharmacia without prescription. Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a common drug throughut the world and may well be there as well or something very similar. ...Read more

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Are sulfacetamaide 10% eye drops and neomycin and polymyxin and dexamethasone eye drops for the same problems?

Are sulfacetamaide 10% eye drops and neomycin and polymyxin and dexamethasone eye drops for the same problems?

Generally: These are inexpensive eye preparations for treating infections when the organism is unknown at the time of patient examination. They are effective although they have some degreee of allergic response. Many eye infections are viral in origin so these will not improve that situation. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

What are the effects of a bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken.It contains sulphamethazole, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdomen, dizziness, jaundice and trimethoprin causes nausea, headache and vomiting, confusion and bone marrow suppresion treatment involves pumping the stomach, supportive care, IV fluids and treatment of complications if they arise. ...Read more

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Can i use Polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim ophthalmic for an ear infection?

Can i use Polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim ophthalmic for an ear infection?

Inner vs Outer: If this an inner ear infection then the antibiotic ointment will not be helpful. I recommend making an appointment with your PCP or an ENT to see if you have an infection. If you have already been diagnosed with 'otitis media' commonly referred to as an inner ear infection then the ointment will not help. Good luck to you ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Polysporin (Definition)

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Dr. Harlan Amstutz
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Bacitracin (Definition)

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