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Polymyxin B / Trimethoprim Ophthalmic Dosage

Medically reviewed on January 29, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 10000 units-1 mg/mL

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 3 hours (up to 6 doses per day) for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Adult Dose for Blepharoconjunctivitis

Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 3 hours (up to 6 doses per day) for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Bacterial Conjunctivitis

2 months to 18 years: Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 3 hours (up to 6 doses per day) for 7 to 10 days.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Blepharoconjunctivitis

2 months to 18 years: Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 3 hours (up to 6 doses per day) for 7 to 10 days.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Contact lenses should not be worn during use due to benzalkonium chloride preservative.

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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