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Medicine For Neomycin Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Patch test: You can test skin products that could cause local skin reactions using a patch test. Place a dab of any skin product on the pad of a bandaid & place it on a place the kid won't mess with, like the back. You can check the site occasionally for any reaction & remove it after 24hrs. If no redness or blistering occurs at the site, its probably ok to use on the kids skin. ...Read more
Where can I get a patch test for neomycin allergy? I want the shingles vaccine but had a bad reaction to neosporin plus 10 years ago.
Neosporin: Discuss with a dermatologist trained in allergic reactions- neosporin has many reactions. ...Read more
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Maybe in your case: Assuming you have confusion due to your liver disease called hepatic encephalopathy, some people don't respond to lactulose over time or might not like the taste or bloating associated with it, so other medications like antibiotics (neomycin, Flagyl and rifaximin) are used. Antibiotics take a couple days to work. Neomycin requires your hearing to be checked as it can cause hearing loss. ...Read more
Can I put neomycin sulfate ointment on a small tear on the opening on vagina? It's a tiny cut cause from dryness. Can I put this ointment on the cut?
Yes: But aquaphore ointment would be better if no infection. ...Read more
Neomycin not emycin (erythromycin): Yes, you can use topical creams or ointments containing neomycin and polymyxin if you are allergic to e-mycin, also called erythromycin. The three medications do not cross react. It is confusing, because 2 of the medications' names end in the letters "mycin, " but in this case the names are misleading and there is no relationship between the medications. ...Read more
What is the difference between ofloxacin and neomycin eardrops? My son is 4w tubes in 1ear&hole in the other from a tube.
Anti-infective: This is a usually comfortable eyedrop prescribed when an infection is suspected or detected on the eye surface. If the diagnosis is correct, you can expect a fairly rapid clearing of the symptoms and signs of infection. If the diagnosis is incorrect, the symptoms may persist. Rarely some develop allergy to neomycin and this may be the cause of persistent symptoms. ...Read more
Can be: Prescription neomycin drops can be helpful with external ear infections but there are newer topical ear medicines that have less issues (allergic reactions, risks) and are even more effective. Strategies for keeping the ear dry are also very helpful in managing external ear infections. ...Read more
Yes: Exactly the right treatment-if used as an ear drop. Do not put anymore "q-tips" in his ear! ...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
I am going to be taking Neomycin and XIFAXAN (rifaximin) 2x a day to get rid of my SIBO. Should I take them both at the same time or spaced apart?
Shouldn't matter.: You should be able to take those two medications either way, together or separate. However, I would defer to whatever your doctor told you they wished you to do. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been on my period for 2 weeks I lightly bleed for a couple days then started back heavy again I was taking xixifan & neomycin for 20 days. Help!
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Acne: Neomycin is not used for acne. Start with using benzoyl peroxide cream twice daily to the pimples. Use a mild soap to wash the skin prior to applying the benzoyl peroxide. See your doctor if your acne persists. Depending upon the severity of the acne your doctor may prescribe antibiotics to take by mouth or an antibiotic cream or gel. ...Read more
Maybe...but..: This is a steroid preparation. I would NEVER self treat what you think is pink eye with this medication. If the irritation is caused by herpes virus you could aggravate the process and cause permanent damage. I consider it a med only properly used under the supervision of an eye doc after proper exam. ...Read more
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No: Not in the United States.Get a more detailed answer ›
We recommend a: Follow up visit 24-48 hours after treatment for a scratch on the eye (aka corneal abrasion). Redness, swelling & excess tearing are common reactions to eye injuries. I'm concerned about the following: 1) a corneal ulcer, 2) something in your eye or 3) an allergic reaction to neomycin. You need a follow up exam to know for sure. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more