Neocin Side Effects
Generic Name: bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic
Note: This document contains side effect information about bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Neocin.
For the Consumer
Applies to bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin b ophthalmic: ophthalmic ointment
Along with its needed effects, bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin b ophthalmic may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
- Itching, rash, redness, swelling, or other sign of irritation not present before use of this medicine
After application, eye ointments usually cause your vision to blur for a few minutes.
For Healthcare Professionals
Local side effects have included irritation upon administration.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment Sterile (bacitracin/neomycin/polymyxin B ophthalmic)." Monarch Pharmaceuticals Inc, Bristol, TN.
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.
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Other brands: Neo-Polycin