Neomycin, Polymyxin B Bladder irrigation
What is this medicine?
NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN B (nee oh MYE sin; pol i MIX in B) is a combination of an aminoglycoside antibiotic and a polymyxin antibiotic. It is used to help prevent urinary tract infections in the bladder.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
other chronic illness
an unusual or allergic reaction to neomycin, polymyxin, other antibiotics or medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for continuous irrigation of your bladder. It is usually given in a hospital by a health care professional.
If you are to receive this medicine at home, your doctor or health care professional will give you additional instructions.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?
Interactions are not expected.
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Your doctor or health care professional will monitor your condition.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
bladder, urinary tract burning, stinging
change in amount or color of urine
genital, urinary tract itching
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
You will be instructed on how to store this medicine, if needed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date on the label.
March 21, 2017
U.S. FDA-approved Package Insert