"Every year as many as 10 million U.S. children risk side effects from antibiotic prescriptions that are unlikely to help their upper respiratory conditions. Many of these infections are caused by viruses, which are not helped by antibiotics."...
This drug is contraindicated in persons with a prior history of hypersensitivity reactions to polymyxins.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/10/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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