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Hydrocortisone / Neomycin / Polymyxin B Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 0.5%-0.35%-10000 units/g

Usual Adult Dose for Dermatitis

Apply a small quantity to the affected area(s) 2 to 4 times a day as needed

Comments: It has not been demonstrated that this combination drug provides greater benefit than the steroid component alone after 7 days of treatment

Use: For the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses with secondary infection

Usual Adult Dose for Superficial Bacterial Skin Infection

Apply a small quantity to the affected area(s) 2 to 4 times a day as needed

Comments: It has not been demonstrated that this combination drug provides greater benefit than the steroid component alone after 7 days of treatment

Use: For the treatment of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses with secondary infection

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Elderly: Clinical studies did not include a sufficient number of patients 65 and older to determine whether they respond differently from younger patients. Dose selection should be cautious, initiating at the lower end of the dosing range due to the increased possibility of concomitant hepatic, renal, or cardiac impairment and concomitant disease or drug therapy.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Cream should be gently rubbed into affected area(s).

Patient advice:
-Contact your healthcare provider if redness, irritation, swelling, or pain persists or increases.

Further information

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

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