Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Polymyxin B sulfate 10000Units, neomycin sulfate 3.5mg, hydrocortisone 10mg; per mL.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone Otic Susp:
Susceptible infections of external auditory canal.
Clean ear. 4 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.
Clean ear. 3 drops in ear(s) 3–4 times daily; max 10 days.
Cutaneous viral infections in ear (eg, herpes simplex, vaccinia, varicella zoster virus).
Perforated eardrum. Chronic otitis media. Asthma (soln). Reevaluate if no improvement in 1 week. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Antibiotics + steroid.
Local reactions, contact dermatitis, oto- or nephrotoxicity in prolonged use, superinfection.
Susp formerly known under the brand names Cortisporin, Oticair, Otocort, Pediotic.
TC—10mL (w. dropper); Soln—10mL (w. dropper); Susp—contact supplier
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