Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Polymyxin B sulfate 10000Units, neomycin sulfate 3.5mg, hydrocortisone 10mg; per mL.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp:
Susceptible infections of external auditory canal.
Clean ear. 4 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.
Clean ear. 3 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.
Cutaneous viral infections in ear (eg, herpes simplex, vaccinia, varicella zoster virus).
Perforated eardrum. Chronic otitis media. Asthma (soln). Reevaluate if no improvement in 1 week. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Antibiotics + steroid.
Local reactions, contact dermatitis, oto- or nephrotoxicity in prolonged use, superinfection.
Susp formerly known under the brand names Cortisporin, Oticair, Otocort.
TC—10mL (w. dropper); Soln—10mL (w. dropper); Susp—contact supplier
Sign Up for Free e-newsletters
Psychiatry Advisor Articles
- Adjunctive Therapies for Bipolar Disorder Show Promise, Need More Evidence
- Improving Performance of Everyday Activities Is Critical in Schizophrenia
- Analysis Finds Lithium Maintenance Most Effective as Monotherapy in Bipolar Disorder
- Predicting Treatment-Emergent Mania to Tailor Pharmacotherapy in Bipolar Disorder
- Web-Based Intervention Targets Parental Behaviors That May Affect Adolescent Anxiety, Depression
- The Way to the Head May Be Through the Gut: Probiotics for Depression
- Suicide-Screening Toolkit Can Help Identify Youths at High Risk for Suicide
- Agoraphobia: An Evolving Understanding of Definitions and Treatment
- Parental Pressure to Diet Linked With Long-term Harm in Adolescents
- Does Access to Medical Cannabis Reduce Risk for Opioid Abuse?
- Examining Rates of Long-term Opioid Use in Youth With Psychiatric Disorders
- Mortality Rates for Substance Use Disorders, Intentional Injuries Vary Widely By Country
- Facial Emotion Recognition Differentiates Behavioral Variant Frontotemporal Dementia From MDD
- The Challenge of Helping Uninsured Patients While Protecting Practice Finances
- Antidepressants Increase Seizure Risk in Youth and Severely Depressed