Polyfax Plus Ointment 20g
Polyfax Plus Ointment 20g is an eye ointment, which contains the. active ingredients polymyxin B sulphate and bacitracin zinc. Polymyxin B. sulphate and bacitracin zinc are antibacterial. Polyfax Ointment is used for the treatment of bacterial. See more
Polymyxin B is indicated in infected ocular (eye) inflammation. Bacitracin is used topically in bacterial infections caused by sensitive organisms associated with inflammatory and / or allergic conditions of the eye.
Patients using Polyfax may at times experience corneal thinning, cataract, fungal infection and rise in intraocular (eye) pressure. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately before its late.
When not to use
Polyfax should not be used in patients with viral, fungal, tuberculous or purulent infections.
Please consult your doctor before using bacitracin during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using polymyxin B during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before taking lignocaine. Please consult your doctor before starting therapy with bacitracin while lactating. Please consult your doctor before starting therapy with polymyxin B while lactating. Please consult your doctor before taking lignocaine. See More
Before using polymyxin and bacitracin ointment
To make sure this is the right treatment for you, before you start using the ointment it is important that your doctor knows:
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to a skin cream/ointment, or to any other medicine.
If you have any problems with the way your kidneys work.
If you are using any other skin preparations or taking any medicines. This includes any preparations you are using which are available to buy without a prescription, as well as herbal and complementary medicines.
Before you start this treatment, read the manufacturer’s printed information leaflet from inside your pack.