This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
Neosporin Eye Drop is a combination of three medicines: Bacitracin Topical, Neomycin, and Polymyxin B. Bacitracin Topical works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Neomycin stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Polymyxin B kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane. Together, they eradicate your infection effectively.
Neosporin Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Neosporin Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Neosporin Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Neosporin Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Neosporin Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Neosporin Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Jun 2017.