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Bacitracin / Polymyxin B Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed on February 3, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 500 units-10000 units/g

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Apply to the affected eye(s) every 3 to 4 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratitis

Apply to the affected eye(s) every 3 to 4 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis

Apply to the affected eye(s) every 3 to 4 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Blepharitis

Apply to the affected eye(s) every 3 to 4 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Blepharoconjunctivitis

Apply to the affected eye(s) every 3 to 4 hours for 7 to 10 days.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Ophthalmic ointments may slow corneal healing.

Nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi, may proliferate with the use of antibiotic ophthalmic preparations.

Dialysis

Data not available

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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