What is Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Maxitrol

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Neomycin, polymyxin B and dexamethasone ophthalmic is a drug in the form of an ointment or eyedrops that is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.

Side effects

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Severity Evaluations
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Side effect Patients
Allergic reaction 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Dosage Patients
1mg-3.5mg-10,000units/mL as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Duration

Currently taking Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Dexamethasone-Neomycin-Polymyxin B

Jun 22, 2012 (Started Feb 25, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cataract removal)
  • Side effects
    Severe (allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 x 1 mg-3.5 mg-10000 units/mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I was eventually told that people like me who are allergic to erythromycin should not haave been prescribed this medication. Now listed as one of m allergies.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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