INDICATIONS AND USAGE Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment. USP 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.
CONTRAINDICATIONS Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfates and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment, USP is contraindicated in individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.
ADVERSE REACTIONS Adverse reactions have occurred with the anti-infective components of Neomycin and Polymyxin B Sulfate and Bacitracin Zinc Ophthalmic Ointment, USP. 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 instillation has also been reported.