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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

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Can I use neomycin and polymycin b sulfate and dexamethasone ophthalmic for pink eye?

Can I use neomycin and polymycin b sulfate and dexamethasone ophthalmic for pink eye?

Depends: It really depends on the cause of the pink eye. The most common cause is due to a virus, in which case iit is generally supportive treatment with artificial tears. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics; inflammatory processes with steroids and non-steroidals; and allergies with anti-histamines. You need to see an eye md to find out what you have. ...Read more

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Can I use neomycin and polymyxin b otic for my ear if I am allergic to e-mycin?

Can I use neomycin and polymyxin b otic for my ear if I am allergic to e-mycin?

Yes, but....: Polymyxin cannot be used for a long time. But the combination is a legitimate substitute in most, but not all, cases. ...Read more

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Should I use neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and hydrocortisone otic for seven or ten days?

Should I use neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and hydrocortisone otic for seven or ten days?

See below: Usually this is prescribed for either 7 or 10 days---talk to your prescribing and see how long he wants you to take it. ...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

Dr. Edward Lipkin
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