B-Mycin Eye/Ear Drops

B-Mycin Eye/Ear Drops

betamethasone + gentamicin

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Per mL Gentamicin sulfate 3 mg, betamethasone Na phosphate 1 mg
Indications/Uses
Ophth: Conjunctivitis, corneal injuries, superficial punctuate keratitis, vernal keratoconjunctivitis. Adjunct in superficial ocular infections. Blepharitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, dacryocystitis, keratoconjunctivitis & acute meibomianitis. Otic: Allergic otitis externa, infective otitis & other external auditory meatus corticosteroid-responsive disorders, mastoidectomy cavity infections, chronic suppurative & subacute purulent otitis media w/ tympanic membrane perforation & external otitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Ophth Mild to moderate infections Instill 1 drop every 4 hr. Severe infections Instill 1 drop every hr. Otic Instill 3-4 drops tds, gradually decrease dose as inflammation subsides.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to corticosteroids or aminoglycosides. Ocular fungal disease, acute superficial herpes simplex keratitis or acute viral infections, history or active ocular TB. Bullous myringitis, herpes simplex, herpes zoster oticus, tubercular or fungal ear infections, vaccinia, varicella or other ear viral disease, chronic otitis media or perforated eardrum.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to bisulphites. Cataracts, conditions predisposing to cataract formation eg, DM, disease causing cornea & sclera thinning, family history of glaucoma, cornea & conjunctiva infections. Acute or chronic ear infections & otitis media especially in childn. Not to be given during pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Retard corneal healing, temporary mild blurred vision, burning, stinging, redness, watery eyes. Ear burning & stinging.
ATC Classification
S01CA05 - betamethasone and antiinfectives ; Belongs to the class of corticosteroids in combination with antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
B-Mycin Eye/Ear Drops
Packing/Price
5 mL x 10 × 1's;5 mL x 12 × 1's;5 mL x 1's;5 mL x 20 × 1's;5 mL x 24 × 1's
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