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POLYXX 500000IU INJECTION

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Rs.750for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition FOR POLYXX 500000iu injection

Polymyxin B(500000iu)

food interaction for POLYXX injection

alcohol interaction for POLYXX injection

pregnancy interaction for POLYXX injection

lactation interaction for POLYXX injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Polyxx 500000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Polyxx 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Polyxx 500000iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR POLYXX 500000iu injection

Polymyxin B(500000iu)

Polyxx injection uses

Polyxx 500000iu injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How polyxx injection works

Polyxx 500000iu injection stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects of polyxx injection

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR POLYXX injection

6 Substitutes
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  • POLY MXB 500000IU INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
    Rs. 280/ML of injection
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    Rs. 1400
    save 63% more per ML of injection
  • UNIPOL B 500000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    United Biotech Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1644.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1644.50
    pay 119% more per injection
  • POLYTUFF 500000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 1981.12/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1981.12
    pay 164% more per injection
  • XOLABIN 500000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Fusion Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1789/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1789
    pay 139% more per injection
  • POLYMYX- B INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    AAA Pharma Trade Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1800/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 1800
    pay 140% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR POLYXX 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR POLYXX 500000iu injection

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
Q. Is polymyxin B bacteriostatic or bacteriocidal?
Polymyxin B is bactericidal i.e. it kills bacteria
Q. Does Polymyxin B expire?
Polymyxin B does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date
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Q. Does polymyxin B treat pink eye or conjunctivitis?
Polymyxin B 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
Q. Is polymyxin B safe for infants?
It is not considered to be safe for infants.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)