Adult Dosing .
Dosage forms: 400 units/3.5 mg/10,000 units/g oint
ocular infections, superficial bacterial
- [apply 0.5 inch ribbon in eye(s) q3-4h x7-10 days]
Peds Dosing .
- Dosage forms: 400 units/3.5 mg/10,000 units/g oint
*ocular infections, superficial bacterial
- Dose: apply 0.5 inch ribbon in eye(s) q3-4h x7-10 days
- hypersens. to drug/class/compon.
Drug Interactions .
polymyxin B ophthalmic
No significant interactions known or found for this drug. Caution always advised with multiple medications.
Adverse Reactions .
- superinfection (prolonged use)
- ocular pruritus
- ocular inflammation
- conjunctival erythema
- ocular burning/stinging
Lactation: Safety Unknown
no routine tests recommended
Look/Sound-Alike Drug Names
bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B confused with: neomycin/polymyxin B/gramicidin
Metabolism: see individual drugs
Excretion: see individual drugs
Subclass: Antibacterials, Ophthalmic
Mechanism of Action
see individual drugs
Approximate Retail Price
This information is currently not available for this drug.
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