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Generic: Neo-Fradin
It is used to treat hepatic coma
               



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What is this medicine?

NEOMYCIN (nee oh MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat hepatic coma. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • blockage in intestines
  • kidney disease
  • myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • stomach ulcer or disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to neomycin, other antibiotics or medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon or container to measure each dose. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Take all of your medicine as directed even if you think you are better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Overdosage: If you think you've taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

  • 5 fluorouracil
  • amphotericin B
  • cisplatin
  • digoxin
  • diuretics
  • methotrexate
  • other antibiotics
  • viomycin
  • vitamin B12
  • warfarin

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for check ups as directed. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

               
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