Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection

Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd

Composition for Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection

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Primarily used for

5 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Poly Mxb Injection


Uses of Poly Mxb Injection

Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Poly Mxb Injection


Nephrotoxicity, Neurotoxicity, Anaphylactic reaction, Shortness of breath, Exanthema, Fever, Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils), Tachycardia, Urticaria.


How to use Poly Mxb Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Poly Mxb Injection works

Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Poly Mxb Injection

Expert advice for Poly Mxb Injection

  • The injectable form of this drug is given only to hospitalized patients and under medical supervision.
  • You may get diarrhea after taking the injection. This usually settles as the course id completed. Consult your doctor if the diarrhea persists or worsens.
  • Consult your doctor if you get watery or bloody stools after completing the course.
  • Do not take polymyxin B if you are allergic to polymyxin B or any of the other ingredients of the drops or ointment.
  • Do baseline kidney function test before starting the medicine.
  • Consult your doctor before taking polymyxin B eye ointment/ drops: If you are taking herbal drugs or eye drops. If you are applying any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or steroids. If you wear contact lenses. If you have thinning of the eye tissue. If you have diabetes.
  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding should consult the doctor on taking this medication.
  • Eye pressure should be regularly checked in patients taking the eye ointment /drops especially in children.
  • Do not drive or use machines immediately after using the drops/ointment  as it may cause blurred vision.
  • If you wear contact lenses, then remove them before applying the drops/ointment  and wear them only after 15 min.
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Poly Mxb Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Poly Mxb Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection 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.
Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Poly Mxb 500000IU Injection may cause blurring of your visio
n for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
There is limited information available on the use of Poly Mx
b 500000IU Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Poly Mx
b 500000IU Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Poly Mxb Injection

Frequently asked questions about Polymyxin B

Q. Is polymyxin B an antibiotic/sulpha drug/penicillin?
Polymyxin B belongs to a class of medication called antibiotics. It is not a sulpha drug/penicillin
Poly mxb is bactericidal i.e. it kills bacteria
Poly mxb does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date
Poly mxb is not used to treat pink eye or conjunctivitis
Q. Does it treat sties?
It is not used for the treatment of sties in the eyes
It is not considered to be safe for infants.

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