Pediotic (Neomycin/Polymyxin B/HC) – Otic Suspension 7.5ml
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Chemical Name: NEOMYCIN (nee-oh-MYE-sin), POLYMYXIN B (pol-i-MIX-in), and HYDROCORTISONE (hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone)
This medicine is an antibiotic and steroid combination used to treat ear infections.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions including perforated ear drum or allergies. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a perforated ear drum. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. WASH YOUR HANDS before and after using this medicine. SHAKE WELL before using a dose. TO USE EAR DROPS: lie down or tilt your head so that the affected ear faces up. For adults: gently pull the earlobe up and back to straighten the ear canal. For children: gently pull the earlobe down and back to straighten the ear canal. Drop the medicine into the ear canal. Keep the ear facing up for several minutes so the medicine can run to the bottom of the ear canal. If you have difficulty keeping the medicine in your ear, ask your doctor about using a clean cotton plug in your ear. To prevent germs from entering the medicine, do not touch the applicator to any surface including the ear. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away from heat and light. Keep the container tightly closed. TO CLEAR UP YOUR INFECTION COMPLETELY, continue using this medicine for the full course of treatment even if you feel better in a few days. Do not miss any doses. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.
If your symptoms do not improve within a few days or if they become worse, check with your doctor. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for more than 10 days unless directed by your doctor. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for future ear problems without checking with your doctor. DO NOT GET THIS MEDICINE in your eyes. If this medicine gets in your eyes, immediately flush them with cool tap water. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Possible side effects
NO COMMON SIDE EFFECTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED with the proper use of this medicine. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience skin rash, itching, burning, redness, or swelling. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
If you take too much
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children.