POLYXX 500000IU INJECTION

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Celon Laboratories Ltd

Composition for POLYXX 500000IU INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
750
₹750.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of POLYXX INJECTION

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Uses of POLYXX INJECTION

Polyxx 500000iu injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of POLYXX INJECTION

Common

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

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How to use POLYXX INJECTION

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

How POLYXX INJECTION works

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

In Depth Information on POLYXX INJECTION

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.
Warnings
Special precautions for POLYXX 500000IU INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Polyxx 500000iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for POLYXX 500000IU INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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