polymyxin B sulfate


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polymyxin B sulfate

an antibiotic.
indication It is commonly prescribed for infections of the eye and urinary tract.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects When it is given topically, allergies are the most common problem.

polymyxin B sulfate (sul´fāt),

n brand names: Aerosporin;
drug class: ophthalmic antiinfective;
action: inhibits cell wall permeability in susceptible organism;
use: superficial external ocular infections.
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Polymyxin B Sulfate 10,000 IU + Bacitracin Zinc 500 IU per gram of ointment.
Earlier this year, for example, the company launched four prescription-strength ophthalmic ointments--Neo-Polycin, Neo-Polycin HC, Polycin and Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates with Dexamethasone: an ophthahnic solution called Garamycin; and Puralube, an over-the-counter ophthalmic ointment.
Neo-Polycin[TM]; Neo-Polycin[TM] HC; Polycin[TM]; Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates with Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Ointments are the latest additions to the Fera product offering making it the largest Rx ophthalmic ointment portfolio available in the US.
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