polymyxin B

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  • Other
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Escherichia Coli Infections
  • Eye Infections, Bacterial
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Meningitis, Bacterial
  • Otitis Externa
  • Pseudomonas Infections
  • Skin Diseases
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Urinary Bladder Diseases
  • Wounds And Injuries

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Uses of polymyxin B

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polymyxin B is used in the treatment of:

  • Escherichia coli Infections
  • Eye Infections, Bacterial
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Haemophilus Infections
  • Klebsiella Infections
  • Meningitis, Bacterial
  • Otitis Externa
  • Pseudomonas Infections
  • Skin Diseases
  • Soft Tissue Infections
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Urinary Bladder Diseases

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

polymyxin B Brand Names

polymyxin B may be found in some form under the following brand names:

polymyxin B Drug Class

polymyxin B is part of the drug class:

polymyxin B Interactions

This is not a complete list of polymyxin Bdrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

polymyxin B Dosage

Take polymyxin b exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The polymyxin B dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

polymyxin B is available in the following doses:

  • Bacitracin-polymyxin B Ophthalmic 500 Units-10000 Units/g Ophthalmic Ointment
  • Bacitracin-polymyxin B Topical 500 Units-10000 Units/g Topical Ointment
  • Bacitracin-polymyxin B Topical 500 Units-10000 Units/g Topical Powder
  • Bacitracin/diperodon/neomycin/polymyxin B Top 500 Units-10 Mg-3.5 Mg-5000 Units/g Topical Ointment
  • Bacitracin/hc/neomycin/polymyxin B Ophthalmic 400 Units-10 Mg-3.5 Mg-10000 Units/g Ophthalmic Ointment
  • Bacitracin/hc/neomycin/polymyxin B Topical 400 Units-10 Mg-3.5 Mg-10000 Units/g Topical Ointment
  • Bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B Ophthalmic 400 Units-3.5 Mg-10000 Units/g Ophthalmic Ointment
  • Dexamethasone/neomycin/polymyxin B Ophthalmic 1 Mg-3.5 Mg-10000 Units/g Ophthalmic Ointment
  • Hydrocortisone/neomycin/polymyxin B Topical 0.5%-0.35%-10000 Units/g Topical Cream

Forms of Medication

polymyxin B is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Irrigation Solution
  • Ophthalmic Solution
  • Ophthalmic Suspension
  • Otic Solution
  • Otic Suspension
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Ointment
  • Topical Powder