GRAMICIDIN, NEOMYCIN, AND POLYMYXIN B OPHTHALMIC

(gram i SYE din, NEE oh MYE sin, POL ee MIX in B off THAL mik) Brand: Neosporin Ophthalmic, Ocu-Spore-G

What is the most significant information I must know about gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Contact your doctor if your symptoms begin to get worse or if you do not see any improvement in your condition after a little days.

• Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could reason an infection in your eye.

• Apply easy pressure to the internal corner of your eye (near your nose) after every drop to prevent the liquid from draining down your tear duct.

What is gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B are all antibiotics. They are used to treat bacterial infections.

• The ophthalmic form of gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.

• Gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic may also be used for purposes another than those listed in this medicine guide.

Who must not use gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Do not use gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria only.

• It is not known whether gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic will harm an unborn child. Do not use this medicine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

• It is not known whether gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic passes into breast milk. Do not use this medicine without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How must I use gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Use gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B eyedrops exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

• Wash your hands till and after using your eyedrops.

• To apply the eyedrops:

· Tilt your head back slightly and pull down on your lower eyelid. Position the dropper above your eye. Look up and away from the dropper. Squeeze out a drop and close your eye. Apply gentle pressure to the internal corner of your eye (near your nose) for about 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining down your tear duct. If you are using more than one drop in the same eye or drops in both eyes, repeat the process with about 5 minutes between drops.

• Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could reason an infection in your eye.

• Do not use any eyedrop that is discolored or has particles in it.

• Store gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Hold the bottle properly capped.

What happens if I miss a dose?

• Apply the missed doze as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your following regularly scheduled doze, skip the missed doze and apply the following one as directed. Do not use a double doze of this medication.

What happens if I overdose?

• An overdose of this medicine is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect an overdose, wash the eye with water and call an abnormal room or poison control center around you. If the drops have been ingested, drink plenty of fluid and call an abnormal center for advice.

What must I avoid while using gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could reason an infection in your eye.

• Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing another hazardous activities. Gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic may reason blurred vision. If you experience blurred vision, avoid these activities.

• Use caution with contact lenses. Wear them only if your doctor approves. After applying this medicine, wait at least 15 minutes till inserting contact lenses.

• Avoid another eye medications unless your doctor approves.

What are the possible side effects of gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Serious side effects are not expected with this medication.

• Commonly, some burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling or crusting, tearing, or sensitivity to easy may occur.

• This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may message side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What another drugs will affect gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic?

• Avoid another eye medications unless they are authorized by your doctor.

• Drugs another than those listed here may also interact with gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic. Conversation to your doctor and pharmacist till taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

Where can I get more information?

• Your pharmacist has additional information about gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B written for health professionals that you may read.

Remember, hold this and all another medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medicine only for the indication prescribed.

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