Mycifradin allergy in children - Doctor answers

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Tell me about neomycin allergy test?

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

Dr. John Chiu
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Where can I get a neomycin allergy test for my child?

Where can I get a neomycin allergy test for my child?

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

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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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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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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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What can I expect from neomycin eye drops?

What can I expect from neomycin eye drops?

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

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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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Should I use neomycin and polymyxin for my ear auricle?

Why?: Neomycin and polymixin are topical antibiotics and can be used for external infections of the skin or ears to treat susciptible bacteria. Whether or not you should use it depends on the diagnosis and cause of your ear problem. It is always best to see your physician. ...Read more

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Should I use neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates for my ear? Too much?

Should I use neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates for my ear? Too much?

Yes: Exactly the right treatment-if used as an ear drop. Do not put anymore "q-tips" in his ear! ...Read more

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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

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