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Cortisporin (Definition)

Cortisporin is a corticosteroid/antibiotic combination which is a ...Read more


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Is ofloxacin ophthalmic solution USP used for ear infections?

Is ofloxacin ophthalmic solution USP used for ear infections?

While: ophthalmic solution might be substituted there is an otic solution that is designed for some types of ear infections. Ofloxacin otic may be used for treatment of Otitis Externa, Acute Otitis Media in children with tympanostomy tubes and Chronic Supporative Otitis Media with perforated Ear drum (with susceptible microorganisms). ...Read more

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What is this used for amoxtrkclv antibiotic?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is a penicillin derivative antibiotic. Some bacteria manufacture enzymes called beta-lactamases and the addition of clavulanate to the amox blocks this enzyme from destroying the penicillin. This drug is active against many different bacteria, and often used for upper respiratory tract or urinary tract infections, but may be of value in others. Discuss with the person who prescribed. ...Read more

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What antibiotic is used for cellulitis?

What antibiotic is used for cellulitis?

Cellulitis: Uncomplicated cellulitis is most commonly caused by strep bacteria and usually can be treated with any penicillin group of antibiotics. More complicated forms of cellulitis with possible abscess require drainage of an abscess and antibiotics based on culture results. ...Read more

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What is nystatin ointment USP used for can iy be used for ainal area?

What is nystatin ointment USP used for can iy be used for ainal area?

Nystatin : Nystatin ointment is used for yeast infections. It can be used in the anal area with care under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

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What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

What is benzocaine otic solution used for?

Ear pain: Used to reduce pain from otitis media (middle ear infection). Used in combination with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Also may be used in combination with antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is moxifloxacin used for?

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What is moxifloxacin used for?

Avelox: Is an antibacterial agent used for respiratory tract infections, anthrax, cellulitis, meningitis, tb, endocarditis. ...Read more

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What is gentamicin sulfate ointment typically prescribed for?

What is gentamicin sulfate ointment typically prescribed for?

Gentamycin: This is an inexpensive topical skin antibiotic that is used to kill local skin infections. It might especially be used for a bacterial called pseudomonas. Antibiotic pills are often better. If used for staph bacteria, a cream called Mupirocin is a better alternative for many patients. ...Read more

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Can gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic solution USP be used for a stye?

Can gentamicin sulfate ophthalmic solution USP be used for a stye?

No,: A stye is not an infection. It is a plugged oil gland in the eye lid. Gentamicin is an antibiotic and will do nothing to treat it. Use warm compresses for 5 minutes frequently during the day instead. ...Read more

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What is hydrocortisone used for?

What is hydrocortisone used for?

Inflammation: Hydrocortisone can be used topically for itching, rash, etc. It can also be used by injection to treat systemic inflammation like in cases of auto immune diseases. Derivatives of Hydrocortisone like Prednisone can be used orally to treat conditions from asthma & COPD to systemic inflammatory conditions. ...Read more

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Is there a problem using cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear drops for an ear infection with meniers?

Is there a problem using cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) ear drops for an ear infection with meniers?

Maybe: There are two types of ear infections, middle ear and outer ear infections. Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) is good for outer ear infections, but not for middle ear infections, which usually are the cause of menieres disease, if an infection is the cause. ...Read more

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What steroid is used for babies?

What steroid is used for babies?

Depends: Depends upon what for. Treating premature lungs is different than asthma or croup for example. More information is needed. ...Read more

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