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Can you use vigamox drops in the ear?

Can you use vigamox drops in the ear?

Yes you can but cost: Even though these are made for use in the eyes but it can be used in the ear but the problem is it comes in 3ml bottle and you use 1 drop in eye three times a day.But you need a larger volume for years as much as 3to 4 drops and it finishes pretty fast and you need to get refill faster and it is very expensive about 80 dollars for 3 ml.Generic antibiotic ear drops are effective and much cheaper. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rash on face after using vigamox eye drops?

What to do if I have rash on face after using vigamox eye drops?

Stop it: If you developed rash it means you may have allergy to the drop. Please notify your doctor. Your doctor will give you a different antibiotic. ...Read more

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I'm having cataract surgery and am so afraid of vigamox eye drops and my doc won't use anything else..most docs use a flour quilon, I'm afraid.

I'm having cataract surgery and am so afraid of vigamox eye drops and my doc won't use anything else..most docs use a flour quilon, I'm afraid.

Cataract surgery: If you are allergic or have had an adverse reaction to Vigamox , there are several other antibiotic drops you can take prior to cataract surgery. You should discuss it with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I had an eye ulcer in Feb that has me blind in right eye I was admitted to Barnes for two weeksthey tried vanc drops vigamox atropene tobrimyocin etc every hour I used it until it was gone but they wanted to readmit me so 100 more people can have a look s

I had an eye ulcer in Feb that has me blind in right eye I was admitted to Barnes for two weeksthey tried vanc drops vigamox atropene tobrimyocin etc every hour I used it until it was gone but they wanted to readmit me so 100 more people can have a look s

Other infections: You have picked a fine place for treatment at Barnes. They clearly are thinking that Vigamox and Tobramycin, which are terrific anti-infectives, have failed to stop your infection. Other possibilities are Herpes of the eye and fungal or amoebic infection which they will certainly look for in further analysis. Since they suggest re-admission, I would go for it. ...Read more

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Can I use polysprine eye drops with vigamox that was prescribed by my dr? Im on day 7 with no change in my condition

Can I use polysprine eye drops with vigamox that was prescribed by my dr?  Im on day 7 with no change in my condition

Yes: You can use the meds together but if it is not getting better after 1 week on broad spectrum antibiotics, you may need to consider other etiologies such as viral eye disease. See your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why would lubricant eye drops be recommended for conjunctivitis? Was given antibiotics (vigamox) helped for a few days, now given lubricant drops?

Why would lubricant eye drops be recommended for conjunctivitis? Was given antibiotics (vigamox)  helped for a few days, now given lubricant drops?

Treat the symptoms: Most cases of conjunctivitis do not need antibiotic treatment. So treatment of the symptoms with artificial tears or allergy drops is often all that is needed until the body gets rid of the infection. ...Read more

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Should my friend be concerned about accumulation of fluid in her eye after cataract surgery? She believes the fluid may result from eye drops she's taking. Those are: bromday, predforte, and vigamox.

Should my friend be concerned about accumulation of fluid in her eye after cataract surgery? She believes the fluid may result from eye drops she's taking. Those are: bromday, predforte, and vigamox.

Normal: This is most likely normal if the fluid is on the surface of the eye, and not in the eye. It should improve with time and when she finishes the drops. If there is fluid in the retina or cornea, then she needs to see the surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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Can vigamox be given to two year old?

Can vigamox be given to two year old?

Yes, dosed on age: General dosing: children ?1 year and adults: vigamox®: instill 1 drop into affected eye(s) 3 times daily for 7 days. ...Read more