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Is Vigamox Used In The Ear
Yes you can but cost: Even though these are made for use in the eyes but it can be used in the ear but the problem is it comes in 3ml bottle and you use 1 drop in eye three times a day.But you need a larger volume for years as much as 3to 4 drops and it finishes pretty fast and you need to get refill faster and it is very expensive about 80 dollars for 3 ml.Generic antibiotic ear drops are effective and much cheaper. ...Read more
The doc prescribed Vigamox to my father 4 times a day for 3 weeks and I've been mistakenly giving it to him every 4 hours for a week now, what to do?
Probably OK: It does depend on why he was taking it. 4 times a day is higher than normal unless he has a serious corneal infection, but higher does have been used without permanent problems (one study gave a drop every 1 minutes for 5 minutes! and only a little pain & irritation was noted. But call the eye doc & see how you should proceed going forward. What's the silver lining? You'll always double -check! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Pink eye is a generic term which indicates inflammation of the conjunctiva. This inflammation could have numerous sources including viral, allergic and bacterial. Vigamox will only help bacterial conjunctivitis which is not common in adults. Your best bet is to see an eye doctor, identify the source of the inflammation and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do to quickly heal corneal abrasion? I have put vigamox already every 2 hours more or less in 24hrs. What else? Im diabetic.
Expiration date: There should be an expiration date somewhere on the bottle. To be honest, though, i wouldn't push it with eye drops. If it's been more than a few weeks since you opened the bottle and used them, i wouldn't put the drops in my eyes. And never use someone else's medicine. ...Read more
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