What is neomycin bacitracin polymyxin ointment used for?
What is bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B? Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B are antibiotics that kill bacteria on your skin. Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used as a first aid antibiotic to prevent infections in minor cuts, scrapes, or burns on your skin.
How do I apply neomycin ointment to my eye?
Tilt your head back, look upward, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Place a 1/2 inch (1.5 centimeters) strip of ointment into the pouch by squeezing the tube gently. Close the eye and roll the eyeball in all directions to spread the medication. Try not to blink and do not rub the eye.
What is bacitracin neomycin polymyxin B topical?
Neomycin, Polymyxin B, and Bacitracin is a combination antibiotic medicine used to help prevent infections of the skin.
How long should I use neomycin eye ointment?
Do not use this medication more often than prescribed or for longer than 10 days unless directed by your doctor. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it.
Is neomycin good for wounds?
You may use neomycin, polymyxin, and bacitracin combination to treat minor skin injuries. However, you should not use this medication to treat deep cuts, puncture wounds, animal bites, serious burns, or any injuries that affect large areas of your body.
Is neomycin safe for eyes?
This medication is for use in the eye only. Do not let neomycin, polymyxin, and bacitracin combination get into your nose or mouth, and do not swallow it. Never share your tube of ophthalmic ointment, even with someone who was also prescribed this medication.
Is neomycin good for eyes?
Neomycin, polymyxin B, and dexamethasone combination is used to treat eye infections and inflammation, including conjunctivitis and chronic anterior uveitis. It also prevents damage caused by chemicals, radiation, or foreign objects entering the eye.
Are neomycin and bacitracin the same?
Bacitracin is a brand-name drug that contains the active ingredient bacitracin only. Neosporin is the brand name of a combination drug with the active ingredients bacitracin, neomycin, and polymixin b. Other Neosporin products are available, but they contain different active ingredients.