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Polymyxin B

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Polymyxin B (polymyxin b/trimethoprim ophthalmic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07AA05,J01XB02,S01AA18,S02AA11,S03AA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001404-26-8

Therapeutic Category

Antibacterial: Polypeptide

Chemical Name

Polymyxin B

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Polimixina B (OS: DCIT)
  • Polymyxin B (OS: BAN)
  • Polymyxine B (OS: DCF)
  • Polymyxin (IS)
  • Polymyxin B Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Polymyxin B sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Polymyxin B Sulfate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Polymyxin-B-Sulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Polymyxine B (sulfate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Polymyxini B sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names

  • Aerosporin
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • AK Spore (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Neomycin)
    Akorn, Peru
  • AK Trol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Dexamethasone)
    Akorn, Peru
  • AntibiOtic (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin)
    Parnell, United States
  • Bamipol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin, + Lidocaine)
    Avsa, Peru
  • Cebemexine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Chauvin, Lebanon
  • Cebemyxine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Chauvin, Tunisia
  • Cicatrene (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Johnson & Johnson, Italy
  • Conjunctilone-S (Polymyxin B and Prednisolone, + Neomycin)
    Allergan, Portugal
  • LazerSporin-C (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin)
    PEDiNOL, United States
  • Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate/Hydrocortisone Bausch & Lomb (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin)
    Bausch & Lomb, United States
  • Oftabiotico (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Neomycin)
    Nicolich, Chile
  • Otosporin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin , + Hydrocortisone)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States
  • Oto-Synalar N (Polymyxin B and Fluocinolone Acetonide, + Neomycin)
    Lusomedicamenta, Portugal
  • Polydexa (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Neo-Farmacêutica, Portugal
  • Polymix (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Opso Saline, Bangladesh
  • Terramicina (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Peru
  • Terramisol-A (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Lansier, Peru
  • Xanalin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    Allergan, Thailand
  • AK-Poly-Bac (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Akorn, United States
  • Amacin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Prednisolone, + Sulfacetamide (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia
  • Anaprime (Polymyxin B and Flumetasone, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Antibiotic Ointment Pharmascience (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Aplosyn-OTIC (Polymyxin B and Fluocinolone, + Neomycin)
    Pascual, Hong Kong
  • Atébémyxine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Auracol (Polymyxin B and Miconazole, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Aurimic Ear Drops and Cutaneous Suspension (Polymyxin B and Miconazole, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Richter Pharma, United Kingdom; Richter Pharma AG, Ireland
  • Bacimyxin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Bacitracin Zinc/Polymyxin B Sulfate Bausch & Lomb (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Bausch & Lomb, United States
  • Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin with Hydrocortisone Acetate Nycomed (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Dechra, United States
  • Bac-Neo-Poly (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Dechra, United States
  • Biofax (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Geofman, Pakistan
  • Biopred (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Remington, Pakistan
  • Bivacyn (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Egyphar, Egypt
  • Canofite (Polymyxin B and Prednisolone, + Miconazole (veterinary use))
    Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland
  • Cebemyxine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Chauvin, Hong Kong; Chauvin/Bausch + Lomb, Vietnam
  • Cébémyxine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Chloropt P (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicole (veterinary use))
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Conjunctin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Allergan, Egypt
  • Conjuntin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Allergan, Ecuador
  • Cortisporin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Cortisporin (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin, + Bacitracin)
    Monarch, United States
  • Cortisporin (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin)
    Monarch, United States
  • Dermabiotic (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    Elmor, Venezuela
  • Dermabiotico (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Laboratorio Saval, Chile
  • Dermisone Tri Antibiotica (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    Novartis Consumer Health, Spain
  • Dermotic (Polymyxin B and Miconazole, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Double Antibiotic Ointment Fougera (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Fougera, United States
  • Forte Topical (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin, + Penicillin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Framixin (Polymyxin B and Framycetin, + Bacitracin (veterinary use))
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Framixin H (Polymyxin B and Framycetin, + Bacitracin, + Hydrocortisone (veterinary use))
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • Gentapol B (Polymyxin B and Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    AST, Netherlands
  • Gentapolycort (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    AST, Netherlands
  • Heksa (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracyline)
    Aroma, Turkey
  • Helgritin (Polymyxin B and Gentamicin, + Dexamethasone (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Inmatrol (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Interbat, Indonesia
  • Isonep (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Sensomed, Philippines
  • Isoptostatrol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Alcon, Egypt
  • Isotic Neolyson (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Kloramixin (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol)
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Kloramixin D (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol, + Dexamethasone)
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Lanabiotic (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin, + Lidocaine)
    Combe, United States
  • Lidomyxin (Polymyxin B and Lidocaine)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Lidosporin (Polymyxin B and Lidocaine)
    Farmoquimica, Brazil
  • Maxitrol (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Alcon, Canada; Alcon, Switzerland; Alcon, Estonia; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Ireland; Alcon, Malaysia; Alcon, Norway; Alcon, Romania; Alcon, Singapore; Alcon, United States
  • Methadex (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Major, United States
  • Mitex (Polymyxin B and Miconazole, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    WDT, Germany
  • Mycitracin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • N P (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Amriya, Egypt; Eep co, Egypt
  • Nebapol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin)
    Armstrong Laboratorios de Mexico, Mexico
  • Neo Pol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Neobacitracine (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Bepharbel, Belgium
  • Neocortic (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, Dexamethasone)
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfate Actavis (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Actavis, United States
  • Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfate GlaxoWellcome (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Glaxo Wellcome, United States
  • Neomycin and Polymyxin B sulfates Amriya (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Amriya, Egypt
  • Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates, and Bacitracin Zinc Akorn (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Akorn, United States
  • Neosporin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico
  • Neosporin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Intervet, United States
  • Neosporin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin)
    Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Neosporin Plus Pain Relief (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin, + Pramocaine)
    Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Neosyd (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    Global Multi Pharmalab, Indonesia
  • Oftalmotrim (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    Alcon, Oman; Alcon, Turkey; Alcon Cusi, Spain
  • Omnicol (Polymyxin B and Framycetin, + Phenylmercuric Nitrate, + Oxedrine (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Opticin (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol (veterinary use))
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Optiprime (Polymyxin B and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • OQ-Plus (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    Oftalmoquimica, Colombia
  • Oregan (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, Dexamethasone)
    Global Multi Pharmalab, Indonesia
  • Oriprim-P (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Otifin PD (Polymyxin B and Dexamethason, + Gentamicin (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Netherlands
  • Otosporin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin , + Hydrocortisone)
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; The Wellcome Foundation, Malta
  • Otozambon (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Lidocaine)
    Zambon, Hong Kong
  • Oxy Pol (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Oxyoftal (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    MK, Colombia
  • Ozonol Antibiotic Plus (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Lidocaine)
    Bayer Consumer Care, Canada
  • Paroticin (Polymyxin B and Fludrocortisone, + Lidocaine)
    Adelco, Greece
  • Phenimixin (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol)
    Vitamed, Israel
  • PMP (Polymyxin B and Prednisolone, + Miconazole (veterinary use))
    Apex Laboratories, Australia
  • PMS-Polytrimethoprim (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Polidemisin (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Polifrisin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Phenylephrine)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Polimisin (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Polisulfadê (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Sanóbia, Portugal
  • Polixin Ofteno (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Sophia, Mexico
  • Polixin Ungena (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin)
    Sophia, Mexico
  • Polybamycin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin)
    Shin Poong, Singapore
  • Polyderm (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Taro, Canada
  • Poly-Dex (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    OCuSOFT, United States
  • Polydexa (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Bouchara-Recordati, Hong Kong; Bouchara-Recordati, Singapore; Interdelta, Switzerland
  • Polydex-N (Polymyxin B and Dexamethasone, + Neomycin)
    Aristopharma, Hong Kong
  • Polyfax (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    P & D, Malta
  • Polygynax (Polymyxin B and Nystatin, + Neomycin)
    Innotech, Hong Kong; Innotech, Malta; Innotech, Singapore; Innothera, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Investigación Farmacéutica, Mexico; Samjin, South Korea
  • Polymixingal (veterinary use)
    Galpharma, Israel
  • Polymyxin B SteriMax
    SteriMax, Canada
  • Polymyxin B Sulfate Bedford
    Bedford, United States
  • Polymyxin B Sulfate Pfizer
    Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Poly-Oph (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Neomycin)
    Seng Thai, Hong Kong
  • Polysporin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada; Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Polysporin (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin Antibiotic Plus Pain Relief (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Lidocaine)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin For Kids (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Lidocaine (pediatric))
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin Plus Pain Relief (Polymyxin B and Lidocaine)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polysporin Triple Antibiotic (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin, + Bacitracin)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Polytopic (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Polytopic (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Polytracin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Polytrim (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    ACE, Netherlands; Allergan, Canada; Allergan, United States
  • Pomada Antibiotica Liade (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    Desma, Spain
  • ProCoMycin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin, + Lidocaine)
    Physicians Science and Nature, United States
  • Sandoz Polytrimethoprim (Polymyxin B and Trimethoprim)
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Spersapolymyxin (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    OmniVision, Switzerland
  • Statrol (Polymyxin B and Neomycin)
    Alcon, Egypt
  • Sulned (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    Pizzard, Mexico
  • Supravis (Polymyxin B and Lidocaine)
    Vista Pharma, Philippines
  • Surolan (Polymyxin B and Prednisolone, + Miconazole (veterinary use))
    Bayer AH, South Africa; Elanco, Germany; Elanco Animal Health, Austria; Elanco Animal Health, Australia; Elanco Animal Health, Ireland; Elanco Animal Health, United States; Eli Lilly, United Kingdom; Eli Lilly Benelux, Belgium; Janssen, Israel; Janssen-Cilag, Poland; Lilly Nederland, Netherlands; Lilly Vet, France; Lilly-Elanco, Italy; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Provet, Switzerland
  • Surolan for Otitis externa and Skin Infections in Dogs and Cats (Polymyxin B and Prednisolone, + Miconazole (veterinary use))
    Elanco, New Zealand
  • Synalar Oftalmico (Polymyxin B and Fluocinolone, + Neomycin)
    Chinoin, Mexico
  • Tarocidin (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol)
    Taro, Israel
  • Terra Cortril (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline, + Hydrocortisone (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, South Africa
  • Terracortril med Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline, + Hydrocortisone)
    Pfizer, Sweden
  • Terra-Cortril Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Hydrocortisone, + Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Norway
  • Terramicina (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Brazil
  • Terramicina Topica (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Farmasierra, Spain
  • Terramycin (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Egypt; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Turkey; Yoshindo, Japan
  • Terramycin (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Terramycin + Polymyxin (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Greece
  • Terramycin with Polymyxin (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Terramycin With Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Hong Kong
  • Terramycine + Polymyxine B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Belgium
  • Terramycin-Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Pfizer, Denmark
  • Terramycin-Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracyklin)
    Pfizer, Norway
  • Terramycin-Polymyxin B (Polymyxin B and Oxytetrazyklin hydrochlorid (veterinary use))
    Pfizer Animal Health, Norway
  • Terra-Poly (Polymyxin B and Oxytetrazycline (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, Finland
  • Tetra (Polymyxin B and Oxytetracycline)
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Tévémyxine (Polymyxin B and Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Laboratoire TVM, France
  • Tigalin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    Erlimpex, Indonesia
  • Tri-Biozene (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Bacitracin, + Pramocaine)
    Reese, United States
  • Tricin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Triple Antibiotic (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Gramicidin)
    Taro, Canada
  • Tulgrasum (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin)
    Desma, Spain
  • Vetropolycin (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Dechra, United States
  • Vetropolycin HC (Polymyxin B and Bacitracin, + Hydrocortisone, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Dechra, United States
  • Viazyl (Polymyxin B and Neomycin, + Lidocaine, + Fluocinolone)
    Pizzard, Mexico
  • Vi-Polyxin (veterinary use)
    Teva, Israel

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USANUnited States Adopted Name

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