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Neomycin/Polymyxin B Sulfates/Dexamethasone Oph Oint
Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Drug Name:

Neomycin/Polymyxin B Sulfates/Dexamethasone Oph Oint Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Neomycin (as sulfate) 3.5mg, polymyxin B sulfate 10000 Units, dexamethasone 0.1%; per g.

Company:
Perrigo

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Neomycin/Polymyxin B Sulfates/Dexamethasone Oph Oint:

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.

Adult:

Apply small amount into the conjunctival sac(s) up to 3–4 times daily; max 8g per therapeutic course.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Ocular fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.

Warnings/Precautions:

Do not inject into the eye. Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor IOP, and for secondary infections in prolonged use. Discontinue if sensitization reaction occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Antibiotics + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, sensitization (itching, swelling, conjunctival erythema), masks infection, delays healing; in prolonged use: increased IOP, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage.

How Supplied:

Tube—3.5g

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