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    Neomycin Topical

    Information about Neomycin Topical

    Neomycin topical uses

    Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How neomycin topical works

    Neomycin topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of neomycin topical

    Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever

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    Expert advice for Neomycin Topical

    • Avoid direct contact of cream/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
    • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use. 
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not use if you are allergic to neomycin or any of its ingredients. 

    Frequently asked questions for Neomycin Topical

    Neomycin Topical

    Q. Does neomycin expire?
    Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube
    Q. Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
    No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas
    Q. Does neomycin contain penicillin?
    No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides
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    Q. Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
    Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.

    Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)