neomycin, polymyxin B, and hydrocortisone ophthalmic (cont.)
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Who should not use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic ()?
Do not use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria only.
It is not known whether neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic passes into breast milk. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic ()?
Use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone eyedrops exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Wash your hands before and after using your eyedrops.
To apply the eyedrops:
Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.
Do not use any eyedrop that is discolored or has particles in it.
Store neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle properly capped.
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