What are the possible side effects of gramicidin, neomycin, and polymyxin B ophthalmic (Neosporin Ophthalmic, Ocu-Spore-G)?
Serious side effects are not expected with this medication.
Commonly, some burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling or crusting, tearing, or sensitivity to light may occur.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at...
Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment »
What are the precautions when taking neomycin, polymyxin and bacitracin zinc ophthalmic ointment (Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to neomycin, bacitracin, or polymyxin; or to aminoglycoside antibiotics (e.g., gentamicin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other eye problems.
After you apply this drug, your vision may become temporarily blurred. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and...
Read All Potential Precautions of Neosporin Ophthalmic Ointment »