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Neomycin Sulfate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What are the possible side effects of neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- How should I take neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What should I avoid while taking neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- What other drugs will affect neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Neomycin Sulfate)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Neomycin Sulfate)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of an neomycin overdose may include decreased hearing, numbness or tingling, muscle twitching, seizures, and decreased urination.
What should I avoid while taking neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking neomycin unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect neomycin (Neomycin Sulfate)?
Other drugs, especially those that affect the kidneys, can interact with neomycin resulting in dangerous side effects and/or decreased effectiveness. Do not take any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, without first talking to your doctor during treatment with neomycin.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about neomycin written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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