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

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

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

• This medicine is used to relieve pain.

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.

• 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?

• Swelling.

• Rash.

• Itching.

• Irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits;...

 
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