Cebemyxine

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Cebemyxine uses


Indications and Usage

Cebemyxine Ophthalmic Ointment is indicated for the topicaltreatment of superficial infections of the external eye and its adnexa causedby susceptible bacteria. Such infections encompass conjunctivitis, keratitisand keratoconjunctivitis, blepharitis and blepharoconjunctivitis.

Contraindications

Cebemyxine Ophthalmic Ointment is contraindicated in individualswho have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.

Warnings

NOT FOR INJECTION INTO THE EYE. Cebemyxine OPHTHALMIC OINTMENTshould never be directly introduced into the anterior chamber of the eye. Ophthalmic ointments may retard corneal wound healing.

Topicalantibiotics, particularly Cebemyxine, may cause cutaneous sensitization. A precise incidence of hypersensitivity reactions (primarily skin rash) dueto topical antibiotics is not known. The manifestations of sensitization totopical antibiotics are usually itching, reddening, and edema of the conjunctivaand eyelid. A sensitization reaction may manifest simply as a failure to heal. During long-term use of topical antibiotic products, periodic examinationfor such signs is advisable, and the patient should be told to discontinuethe product if they are observed. Symptoms usually subside quickly on withdrawingthe medication. Application of products containing these ingredients shouldbe avoided for the patient thereafter.

Precautions

General

As with other antibiotic preparations, prolonged use ofNEOSPORIN Ophthalmic Ointment may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organismsincluding fungi. If superinfection occurs, appropriate measures should beinitiated.

Bacterial resistance to Cebemyxine OphthalmicOintment may also develop. If purulent discharge, inflammation, or pain becomeaggravated, the patient should discontinue use of the medication and consulta physician.

There have been reports of bacterial keratitisassociated with the use of topical ophthalmic products in multiple-dose containerswhich have been inadvertently contaminated by patients, most of whom had aconcurrent corneal disease or a disruption of the ocular epithelial surface.

Allergic cross-reactions may occurwhich could prevent the use of any or all of the following antibiotics forthe treatment of future infections: kanamycin, paromomycin, streptomycin,and possibly gentamicin.

Information for Patients

Patients should be instructed to avoid allowing the tipof the dispensing container to contact the eye, eyelid, fingers, or any othersurface. The use of this product by more than one person may spread infection.

Patientsshould also be instructed that ocular products, if handled improperly, canbecome contaminated by common bacteria known to cause ocular infections. Seriousdamage to the eye and subsequent loss of vision may result from using contaminatedproducts.

Ifthe condition persists or gets worse, or if a rash or allergic reaction develops,the patient should be advised to stop use and consult a physician. Do notuse this product if you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.

Keeptightly closed when not in use. Keep out of reach of children.

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

Long-term studies in animals to evaluate carcinogenic ormutagenic potential have not been conducted with polymyxin B sulfate or bacitracin. Treatment of cultured human lymphocytes in vitrowith neomycin increased the frequency of chromosome aberrationsat the highest concentration tested; however, the effectsof neomycin on carcinogenesis and mutagenesis in humans are unknown.

PolymyxinB has been reported to impair the motility of equine sperm, but its effectson male or female fertility are unknown. No adverse effects on male or femalefertility, litter size or survival were observed in rabbits given bacitracinzinc 100 gm/ton of diet.

Pregnancy

TeratogenicEffects

Pregnancy Category C. Animal reproduction studies have notbeen conducted with Cebemyxine, polymyxin B sulfate, or bacitracin,It is also not known whether Cebemyxine Ophthalmic Ointment can cause fetalharm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. NEOSPORIN Ophthalmic Ointment should be given to a pregnant woman only ifclearly needed.

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercisedwhen Cebemyxine Ophthalmic Ointment is administered to a nursing woman.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have notbeen established.

Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions have occurred with the anti-infectivecomponents of Cebemyxine Ophthalmic Ointment. The exact incidence is not known. Reactions occurring most often are allergic sensitization reactions includingitching, swelling, and conjunctival erythema. More serious hypersensivity reactions, including anaphylaxis, have been reportedrarely.

Local irritation on instillation has also beenreported.

Dosage and Administration

Apply the ointment every 3 or 4 hours for 7 to 10 days,depending on the severity of the infection.

How Supplied

Tube of 1/8 oz (3.5 g) with ophthalmic tip (NDC 0081-0732-86).

Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing withouta prescription.

Store at 15°to 25°C (59° to 77°F).

Manufacturedby:

Burroughs Wellcome Inc. Kirkland;Que., Canada H9H 4J4 for

BURROUGHS WELLCOME CO.ResearchTriangle Park, NC 27709

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Cebemyxine pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Cebemyxine available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Cebemyxine destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Cebemyxine Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Cebemyxine pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."NEOMYCIN SULFATE TABLET [LANNETT COMPANY, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."BACITRACIN ZINC; POLYMYXIN B SULFATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."HYDROCORTISONE; NEOMYCIN SULFATE; POLYMYXIN B SULFATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Cebemyxine?

Depending on the reaction of the Cebemyxine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Cebemyxine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Cebemyxine addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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