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Dr. Al Hegab
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Mycifradin (Overview)

Mycifradin is a gastroenterology drug.


Dr. Al Hegab
60 Doctors shared insights

Mycifradin (Overview)

Mycifradin is a gastroenterology drug.


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Reaction to neomycin-polymyxin-hc prescribed for ear infection this morning - I have taken two doses - experiencing dumbness and swelling on right side of face. Please advise.

Reaction to neomycin-polymyxin-hc prescribed for ear infection this morning - I have taken two doses - experiencing dumbness and swelling on right side of face. Please advise.

This: This is per webmd "a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), redness of the ears, severe dizziness, trouble breathing." I would get emergency treatment now. ...Read more

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Are neomycin drops effective for swimmer's ear?

Are neomycin drops effective for swimmer's ear?

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

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How long to use neomycin and polymyxin and hydrocortisone otic drops for ear pain and discharge?

How long to use neomycin and polymyxin and hydrocortisone otic drops for ear pain and discharge?

1week: Most cases of external otitis would respond within 1 week. Although these drops are efficacious for treatment of middle ear infection, ENT academy does not recommend there use if there is a hole in the ear drum or tubes in place. Neomycin is theoretically oto toxic, although rarely seen. Thank trial lawyers for driving up the price of ear drops. ...Read more

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Started neomycin ear drops on friday and after use and randomly throughout day sounds like wind in ear why?

Started neomycin ear drops on friday and after use and randomly throughout day sounds like wind in ear why?

Otitis: The medication may be interacting with cerumen in the ear canal causing these symptoms. Antibiotic ear drops are usually prescribed for otitis externa which is in the canal and not in the ear drum. Your physician is best qualified to advise you as he/she has examined your ear. ...Read more

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Arithromycin and neomycin same family?

No: These are effective antibiotics for susceptible organisms but act in a totally different manner and have a different spectrum of action. If you need an antibiotic, discuss with your regular doctor which of these, or another is the best for your problem. ...Read more

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Is Fucidin and neomycin the same?

Antibiotic Cream: They are two different chemicals that are antibacterial. ...Read more

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If I switch from lactulose to neomycin, will it start working right away?

If I switch from lactulose to neomycin, will it start working right away?

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

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Tell me about neomycin allergy test?

Patch test: Involves placing a small cotton pad with neomycin onto the skin and taped in place for 48 to 72 hours. It may be a part of a commercially available patch test like true test. This can be done by many dermatologists or allergists. ...Read more

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Can I use neomycin and polymyxin if im am allergic to e-mycin?

Can I use neomycin and polymyxin if im am allergic to e-mycin?

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

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What is the difference between ofloxacin and neomycin eardrops? My son is 4w tubes in 1ear&hole in the other from a tube.

What is the difference between ofloxacin and neomycin eardrops? My son is 4w tubes in 1ear&hole in the other from a tube.

Both are antibiotics: Ofloxacin is often used with tubes because the tubes can drain germ-laden stuff and it treats the infection. Neomycin does also, but can cause allergic contact reactions in some children (itching, redness, burning) so it is not preferred. ...Read more

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