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Polysporin (Bacitracin Zinc / Polymyxin B Sulfate Ophthalmic) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions


Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions have occurred with the anti-infective components of POLYSPORIN Ophthalmic Ointment. The exact incidence is not known. Reactions occurring most often are allergic sensitization reactions including itching, swelling, and conjunctival erythema (see WARNINGS). More serious hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, have been reported rarely.

Local irritation on installation has also been reported.


Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Polysporin. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Polysporin side effects / adverse reactions in 30 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Canada on 2012-02-13

Patient: 30 year old female weighing 80.0 kg (176.0 pounds)

Reactions: Visual Impairment

Suspect drug(s):
    Dosage: pea-sized amount, four times
    Indication: Hordeolum
    Start date: 2012-02-02

    Dosage: pea-sized amount, four times
    Indication: Eye Infection
    Start date: 2012-02-02

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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2006-10-03

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