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Can Polymyxin B Cause Hives
My two year old was treated with polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim. He developed hives all over within five hours. What caused this?
Many causes of hives: A 2 year old with hives 5 hours after taking polymyxin and trimethoprim. Hives most commonly occur in kids because of an underlying viral infection. If there is an allergy to a medication, the hives would usually occur within 30 min to an hour after ingestion. The hives could have been related to either medication. See pediatrician or allergist if not resolving with antihistamines ...Read more
My 3 year old was treating her eye with polymyxin b sul-trimethoprim and next day she developed hives. Which ingredient of this med she is allergic to?
Is it common for Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Otic Suspension USP 10 mL to cause pain with swimmers ear and a middle ear infec?
Ear pain: The suspension usually does not, the solution which is more acidic can more often. Would have ear checked for TM perforation. ...Read more
My 2 yr old is on polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim antibiotics eye drop if we don't finish it will it cause a super infection later?
No.: Sulphates are found naturally in the human body and are not the "sulfa" moiety! ...Read more
Yes: Exactly the right treatment-if used as an ear drop. Do not put anymore "q-tips" in his ear! ...Read more
Infection: These are antibiotics used to treat or prevent infection ...Read more
Moist warm compress: 24 y/o female asks if bacitracin zinc and polymyxin b sulfate ophthalmic ointment work for eye stye? Not recommended. The best management/ treatment for stye is to apply warm compress/ moist warm clean wash cloth on the affected eye for 5 to 10 minutes 2 or 3 times a day and at bed time. This usually helps to unblock the gland (sweat or oil) which blockage caused the stye in the first instance. ...Read more
No: No it is not. Sulfate is not the same as sulfa. ...Read more
What is the equivalent for fluocinolone acetonide, polymyxin b sulfate, and neomycin sulfate here in the usa?
No difference: The same 3 agents are available under the same names. ...Read more
No: A stye is usually not an infection but a tender swelling of a gland in the eyelid. Also called a chalazion. The treatment is warm compresses and sometimes injection or excision with surgery. Drops and ointments don't much but occasionally I would use a topical antibiotic but it would not be polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim). ...Read more
Yees.: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not effective: Topical medications for the eyes are formulated differently than medications for the ear, and may not penetrate properly or may irritate. Eye drops are for eyes and not ears and vice-versa. ...Read more
Urine culture shows kllebsiella pneumonia (esbl+carbapenemase).Sensitive drugs only 2 out of 30 antimicrobial. I.E. Colistin & polymyxin b.What to do?
Sulfates not sulfa: Polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) contains sulfates. A patient history of allergic reaction to sulfa drugs should not exclude polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) as a treatment. There seems to be no correlation between trimethoprim sulfate and sulfa sensitivity. However, one can be allergic to anything. Check with your treating doctor. ...Read more
See details: Unless you have otitis externa (swimmer's ear) drops will not help earaches. ...Read more
Many: There are numerous bacterial species which are sensitive to these antibiotics. ...Read more
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