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Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone

Information about Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone

Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone Uses

Polymyxin B+Chloramphenicol+Betamethasone is used in the treatment of Bacterial eye infections.

How Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone works

Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone is a combination of three medicines: Polymyxin B , Chloramphenicol and Betamethasone, which treat eye/ear infections. Polymyxin B is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying bacterial cell membrane. Betamethasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy after an allergy or infection. Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects of Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone

Burning sensation, Stinging in the eyes

Available Medicine for Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone

Olycin BOptica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice for Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone

  • You have been prescribed Polymyxin B + Chloramphenicol + Betamethasone for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye/ear.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye/ear, to avoid contamination.
  • If using for eyes:
    • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
    • Do not wear contact lenses, while using this medication.
    • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Talk to your doctor if your symptoms haven't started to improve within two days of starting treatment, if they get worse during treatment or if you get another eye /ear infection.
  • Throw away any medicine left at the end of the course.


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