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Can you use vigamox drops in the ear?

Can you use vigamox drops 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

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Vigamox for swimmers ear?

Vigamox for swimmers ear?

Not a good choice: It is not a good choice as it is expensive, comes in 3ml bottle and cost about 80 to 100 dollars.There are better and cheaper choices for treating swimmers ears.Talk to your doctors. ...Read more

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Vigamox for kids swimmers ear?

Vigamox for kids swimmers ear?

no: This medication is designed, tested and approved for treatment of eye disease. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of conjunctivitis when treating it with vigamox?

How long does it take to get rid of conjunctivitis when treating it with vigamox?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis due to an organism susceptible to vigamox should clear up in a few days. However, viral conjuctivitis, often confused with bacterial conjunctivitis, can take as long as 2 weeks. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Is vigamox good for the pink eyes?

Is vigamox good for the pink eyes?

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 more

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Does vigamox cause white of eye to swell?

Does vigamox cause white of eye to swell?

No, not usually: No not unless you have an allergy to vigamox, and this would usually be associated with redness. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Abrasion: Some corneal abrasions heal slowly in diabetics. Some abrasions become infected...If yours persists, see your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can vigamox be given to two year old?

Can vigamox be given to two year old?

Yes, dosed on age: General dosing: children ?1 year and adults: vigamox®: instill 1 drop into affected eye(s) 3 times daily for 7 days. ...Read more

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How long does vigamox last in medicine cabinet?

How long does vigamox last in medicine cabinet?

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