Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Bacitracin/Hydrocortisone Oph Oint Rx

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Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Bacitracin/Hydrocortisone Oph Oint

Ocular allergy/inflammation
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Polymyxin B sulfate 10000 Units, neomycin 0.35% (as sulfate), bacitracin zinc 400 Units, hydrocortisone 1%; per g.

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Indications for Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Bacitracin/Hydrocortisone Oph Oint:

Ocular inflammation associated with infection.


1–2 drops or small amount of oint every 3–4 hours (may use susp more often); max 20mL or 8g per therapeutic course.


Not recommended.


Ocular fungal, viral or mycobacterial infections.


Corneal or scleral thinning. Glaucoma. Monitor IOP, for secondary infections, and avoid abrupt cessation in prolonged use. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

See Also:

Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Oph Susp

Pharmacological Class:

Antibiotics + steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Local irritation, sensitization, masks infection, delays healing; in prolonged use: increased IOP, cataracts, corneal perforation, optic nerve damage.


Formerly known under the brand name Cortisporin.

How Supplied:

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