propamidine isethionate

propamidine isethionate 

An antibiotic agent used topically in solution 0.1%, especially in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis. It is a member of the diamidine group of antibiotics. Although it may be used alone, it is most commonly used with polyhexamethylene biguanide, or with neomycin, or with chlorhexidine.
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(12) stressed the risk of co-infection in their report, in which the patient did well following administration of propamidine isethionate 0.1%, chlorhexidine 0.02%, and polymyxine B eye drops in addition to previous antipseudomonal therapy.
Treatment: Topical fumagillin, propamidine isethionate and oral itraconazole or albendazole.
Results of a Trial of combined propamidine isethionate and neomycin therapy for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
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.