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Maxitrol Ophthalmic Ointment Dosage

Generic name: NEOMYCIN SULFATE 3.5mg in 1g, POLYMYXIN B SULFATE 10000[USP'U] in 1g, DEXAMETHASONE 1mg in 1g
Dosage form: ophthalmic ointment

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Medically reviewed on December 18, 2017.

Apply a small amount into the conjunctival sac(s) up to three or four times daily.

How to Apply MAXITROL* (neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment):

1. Tilt your head back.

2. Place a finger on your cheek just under your eye and gently pull down until a "V" pocket is formed between your eyeball and your lower lid.

3. Place a small amount (about ½ inch) of MAXITROL (neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and dexamethasone ophthalmic ointment) in the "V" pocket. Do not let the tip of the tube touch your eye.

4. Look downward before closing your eye.

Not more than 8 g should be prescribed initially and the prescription should not be refilled without further evaluation as outlined in PRECAUTIONS above.

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