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Will the antibiotic maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) eye drops lessen the effectiveness of birth control?
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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No
Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) has a steroid in it, so use it with caution.
However, very little actually enters your blood stream so it shouldn't affect birth control.

In brief: No
Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) has a steroid in it, so use it with caution.
However, very little actually enters your blood stream so it shouldn't affect birth control.
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
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