propamidine


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propamidine

An antibacterial drug used externally in the form of eye drops to treat eye infections. A brand name is Golden Eye.
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2 mg/ml) and propamidine isethionate (1 mg/ml) drops were added to the aforementioned regimen.
Because these recent findings were thought to have occurred secondary to extensive use of the fortified antibiotics including chlorhexidine and propamidine, they were decreased to QID.
12) stressed the risk of co-infection in their report, in which the patient did well following administration of propamidine isethionate 0.
Treatment: Topical fumagillin, propamidine isethionate and oral itraconazole or albendazole.
Results of a Trial of combined propamidine isethionate and neomycin therapy for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Successful medical therapy of acanthamoeba keratitis with topical chlorhexidine and propamidine.
2 [micro]mol/L), ethidium bromide (15 mmol/L), propamidine isethionate (2% [wt/vol]), mercuric chloride (0.
These drugs include neomycin sulfate, paromomycin, natamycin, ketoconazole, ciclopirox olamine, [23] pentamidine isethionate, propamidine isethionate, stilbamidine isethionate, [24] amphotericin B, sulfadiazine, sulfisoxazole, sulfamethoxazole, polymyxin B and E, [25] and clotrimazole.
Two other patients did not respond to therapy with topical antimicrobial agents (neomycin, propamidine isethionate, amphotericin, sulfacetamide, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole); however, several weeks after therapy was discontinued the symptoms resolved.
The next level of drugs is represented by the diamidines, namely propamidine and dibromopropamidine.
Use of propamidine eye drops on a QDS basis would be appropriate, with the patient needing to be told that if the condition does not respond promptly, then further attention should be sought.