Neomycin + Polymyxin B

Category: Antibiotics

Neomycin + Polymyxin B Overview

Polymyxin B is an antibiotic primarily used for resistant Gram-negative infections. It is derived from the bacterium Bacillus polymyxa. Polymyxin B is composed of a number of related compounds (see "Mixture composition"). It has a bactericidal action against almost all Gram-negative bacilli except the Proteus and Neisseria genera. Polymyxins bind to the cell membrane and alter its structure, making it more permeable. The resulting water uptake leads to cell death. Polymyxins are cationic, ...

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First use, forgot to shake - what could happen?

Left ear infection. Instilled 3 drops Neomycin and Polymyxin 8 Sulfates and Hydrocortisone Otic in suspension tonight. I forgot to shake it. Can that hurt my ear? ## Not really, it just means that you may not have gotten the right amount of the active ingredients in those drops. Thus, from now on, you do need to be careful to make sure to shake it, as instructed. Doing that too many times could cause the infection to not be properly eradicated. You should, however, double check this information with your doctor or pharmacist. Is there anything else I can help with?


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Neomycin + Polymyxin B
  • Solution: 40mg/ml + 200000unit/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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