Neomycin
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Neomycin Side Effects and Warnings

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What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have bowel disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have ear problems resulting in hearing loss or loss of balance, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have Parkinson's disease, myasthenia disease or other nerve problems, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• 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?

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea. Yogurt, Bifidobacterium bifidum, or Lactobacillus acidophilusmay help. These products are available at health food stores or in some pharmacies.

• Skin 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; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Severe nausea or vomiting.

• Severe diarrhea, even after medicine is stopped.

• Severe dizziness or passing out.

• Ringing in ears.

• Hearing loss.

• Numbness or tingling of hands or feet.

• Shakiness, difficulty moving around, or stiffness.

• Significant change in balance.

• Seizures.

• Unable to pass urine.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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