Bacitracin, Neomycin, and Polymyxin B
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bacitracin, Neomycin, and Polymyxin B?

(bas i TRAY sin, nee oh MYE sin, & pol i MIKS in bee)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat skin infections.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat eye infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not use longer than needed. Secondary infections may develop.

• Use care when applying. Staining may occur.

• Avoid wearing contacts unless instructed by healthcare provider.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

Skin:

• Swelling.

• Rash.

• Itching.

• Irritation.

Eye:

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Tearing.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose,...

 
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