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Vigamox Ear Drops
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
Can I use polysprine eye drops with vigamox that was prescribed by my dr? Im on day 7 with no change in my condition
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
Why would lubricant eye drops be recommended for conjunctivitis? Was given antibiotics (vigamox) helped for a few days, now given lubricant drops?
Yes: There is no issue with this.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.
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.
She : She needs to see her surgeon. In the vast majority of cases, there should be no issues like this. How come she can't get ahold of her surgeon? This makes no sense to me. It's a shame that you have to go online to ask this question for your friend instead of having her call her surgeon directly and resolving the issue in minutes. In my practice, all surgical patients are given my email and cell phone number. That is what i would want if i were the patient! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: Pink eye is a generic term which indicates inflammation of the conjunctiva. This inflammation could have numerous sources including viral, allergic and bacterial. Vigamox will only help bacterial conjunctivitis which is not common in adults. Your best bet is to see an eye doctor, identify the source of the inflammation and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let your: treating physician know about this so that it can be further assessed. Take care. ...Read more
Shorten interval: Don't double the dose just shorten the interval between the next couple of doses. If you were supposed to take the drops every eight hours take the drops every four hours for a couple of times. Then go back to your regular dosing schedule. ...Read more
Ear drops: Assuming you are talking about prescription ear drops, yes, they are safe under most circumstances if used as directed. Side effects included topical allergy, burning/pain. potential fungal infection. The bottle should be discarded after treatment course complete because of contamination and reduced effectiveness. ...Read more