Gramicidin


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : Ophth Ocular infection Usually w/ other antibacterials and corticosteroid: As soln: Instill 1-2 drops 2-4 times/day; as oint: Apply 2-4 times/day. Topical Susceptible infections Apply 2-3 times/day.
Dosage Details
Ophthalmic
Ocular infections
Adult: Instill 1-2 drops or apply ointment 2-4 times daily, usually in combination with other antibacterials (eg, neomycin and polymyxin B) and frequently with a corticosteroid.

Topical/Cutaneous
Superficial infections
Adult: Apply thinly bid-tid.
Contraindications
Porphyria.
Adverse Reactions
Local sensitivity reactions, Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Potentially Fatal: Liver and kidney damage.
Action
Description: Gramicidin is an antibacterial which is too toxic to be used systemically, so it is rather used as a topical and ophth agent and in combination with other antibacterials (neomycin and polymixin B) and also with corticosteroids.
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