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Will antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) eye drops lessen the effectiveness of my birth control pills?

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Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology

In brief: Unlikely

Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a combination antibiotic/anti-inflammatory medication applied topically to the eye for infections and irritations of the eyelids and ocular surface.
It is not significantly absorbed into the systemic circulation.

In brief: Unlikely

Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) is a combination antibiotic/anti-inflammatory medication applied topically to the eye for infections and irritations of the eyelids and ocular surface.
It is not significantly absorbed into the systemic circulation.
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
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