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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Polymyxin B And Trimethoprim (Overview)

Polymyxin B|trimethoprim is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
11 doctors shared insights

Polymyxin B And Trimethoprim (Overview)

Polymyxin B|trimethoprim is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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For swimmers ear would either of the opthamalic drops that I have on hand work? I have tobra and dexa, or polymyxin b and trimethoprim. For an 11yrold

For swimmers ear would either of the opthamalic drops that I have on hand work? I have tobra and dexa, or polymyxin b and trimethoprim. For an 11yrold

Eye drops in ears: Because eye drops are formulated to be quite gentle, they often can be used in the ears and are well tolerated by most patients, but they could still sting or burn a little. Ideally, the kind of drops that we use to treat swimmer's ear include antibiotics and steroids as well as a drying agent. None of the drops you have provide a drying agent, so see your pediatrician/ent doc for best results. ...Read more

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Can i use Polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim ophthalmic for an ear infection?

Can i use Polymyxin b sulfate and trimethoprim ophthalmic for an ear infection?

Inner vs Outer: If this an inner ear infection then the antibiotic ointment will not be helpful. I recommend making an appointment with your PCP or an ENT to see if you have an infection. If you have already been diagnosed with 'otitis media' commonly referred to as an inner ear infection then the ointment will not help. Good luck to you ...Read more

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Can polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) be used on a baby?

Can polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim) be used on a baby?

Depends on age: "safety and effectiveness [of polytrim] in children below the age of 2 months have not been established" according to drugs.Com. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Polytrim (Definition)

Polytrim is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Trimethoprim (Definition)

Trimethoprim is ...Read more