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Neomycin Allergy In Children
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.
No: Not necessarily.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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