DrugLib.com — Drug Information Portal

Rx drug information, pharmaceutical research, clinical trials, news, and more

Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc (Neomycin Sulfate / Polymyxin B Sulfate / Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic) - Summary

 
 



SUMMARY

Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and
Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment USP

Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment USP is a sterile antimicrobial ointment for ophthalmic use. Each Gram Contains: ACTIVES: Neomycin Sulfate (equivalent to 3.5 mg neomycin base), Polymyxin B Sulfate equivalent to 10,000 polymyxin B units, and Bacitracin Zinc equivalent to 400 bacitracin units; INACTIVES: White Petrolatum, Mineral Oil. Neomycin sulfate is the sulfate salt of neomycin B and C, which are produced by the growth of Streptomyces fradiae Waksman (Fam. Streptomycetaceae). It has a potency equivalent of not less than 600 micrograms of neomycin standard per milligram, calculated on an anhydrous basis.

Neomycin and polymyxin B sulfates and bacitracin zinc ophthalmic ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of superficial infections of the external eye and its adnexa caused by susceptible bacteria. Such infections encompass conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis.


See all Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc indications & dosage >>

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Clinical Trials Related to Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc (Neomycin / Polymyxin B / Bacitracin Ophthalmic)

Trial Comparing Neomycin to Rifaximin Plus Neomycin in the Treatment of Methane Positive Subjects With Constipation Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (C-IBS) [Recruiting]
In this study the investigators aim to compare the efficacy of neomycin to a combination of rifaximin and neomycin in the treatment of C-IBS subjects with methane on their breath test. This study will be conducted in collaboration with Dr. John DiBaise at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ.

Efficacy of the Combination Bismuth + Neomycin + Procaine in the Treatment of Recurrent Aphthous Ulceration [Not yet recruiting]
To evaluate the efficacy of the product Bismu-Jet « (bismuth tartrate and sodium, neomycin sulfate and procaine hydrochloride) produced by EMS S / A compared to placebo in reducing the signs and symptoms resulting from UAR in patients of both sexes, with age over 12 years.

Efficacy Maxinom´┐Ż And Maxitrol´┐Ż in Reducing The Signs And Symptoms Of Acute Bacterial Conjunctivitis [Not yet recruiting]

Role of Methane in Glycemic Control [Recruiting]
The purpose of this study is to determine how certain types of bacteria in the human gut may affect weight gain, and contribute to the development of diabetes.

The investigators initial studies have shown that gut bacteria that produce methane may directly affect weight gain. These bacteria, called methanogens, produce methane gas as a byproduct, which can be detected through breath testing. Methane can slow the passage of food through the intestines, which would allow extra time for uptake and absorption of nutrients and calories, and might contribute to weight gain. The investigators have also found that people who have increased levels of methane-producing bacteria in their intestines also have higher levels of glucose in their blood. Therefore, control of how the body responds to insulin and uses glucose may be altered in methane-producing individuals.

This research study is designed to test the investigational use of the drugs neomycin and rifaximin that have been approved by the U. S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). While neomycin is FDA-approved for treating skin infections, preparing the bowel for surgery, and hepatic encephalopathy (a condition that occurs when a damaged liver cannot remove the toxins that a healthy liver normally would), and rifaximin is FDA-approved for treating travelers' diarrhea, they are not yet approved to be used together for the treatment of methanogens or obesity.

Comparison of Combination Antibiotics Eyedrop to Artificial Tear in Hordeolum After Incision and Curettage [Recruiting]
To compare the effectiveness of combined antibiotic ophthalmic solution (neomycin sulfate, polymyxin B sulfate and gramicidin) with placebo (artificial tear) in the treatment of hordeolum after incision and curettage

more trials >>


Page last updated: 2007-03-30

-- advertisement -- The American Red Cross
 
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site usage policy | Privacy policy

All Rights reserved - Copyright DrugLib.com, 2006-2014