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.
Indications for Neomycin/Polymyxin B Sulfates/Dexamethasone Oph Oint:
Ocular inflammation associated with infection.
Apply small amount into the conjunctival sac(s) up to 3–4 times daily; max 8g per therapeutic course.
Ocular fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.
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.
Antibiotics + steroid.
Local irritation, sensitization (itching, swelling, conjunctival erythema), masks infection, delays healing; in prolonged use: increased IOP, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage.