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Neo-Poly-Dex (Generic) Ophthalmic Suspension, 5-mL

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Description

Neo-Poly-Dex is a multiple steroid eyedrop prescribed to help treat bacterial infections of the eyes and eyelids. Broad-spectrum action helps to treat different bacteria and it contains a corticosteroid that can help relieve related eye swelling and inflammation. Veterinarians use this medication to treat companion animals.

Uses

This medication is indicated for the treatment of infection and inflammation in the eye.

Possible Side Effects

This medication is usually tolerated well. It can cause your pets eyes eye to sting for a short time when first applied. Dexamethasone can cause side effects like increased drinking/urination, and other symptoms if ingested. This medication can also cause infection more easily if used for longer periods.

Drug & Food Interactions

Always tell your vet about all other medications and supplements your pet is taking, as interactions may occur. 

Precautions

Pets who are allergic to any of the ingredients should not be given this medication. If there is unhealed fungal or viral infection in the eye, this medication should not be used. Use is also contraindicated if an ulcer is present in the eye.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer.

This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.

Also available in an eye cream.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146811
  • Brand

    Neo-Poly-Dex

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • For Use With

    Dogs & Cats

  • Generic Name

    Neomycin, Polymyxin B Sulfates, Dexamethasone

  • Product Form

    Suspension

  • Health Condition

    Eye Infections

  • Drug Type

    Antibiotic, Anti-inflammatory

Ingredients
Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Neomycin Sulfate (Equivalent to Neomycin) Polymyxin B Sulfate, Dexamethasone, Methylparaben and Propylparaben (Preservatives).

Inactive Ingredients: White Petrolatum, Lanolin, Mineral Oil.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Apply this medication into the exactly as directed. Your veterinarian will teach you how to apply Neo/Poly/Dex correctly.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperatures of 46° - 86°F.

FAQ

What is Neo/Poly/Dex Ophthalmic Suspension?

These are prescription eye drops. This medication contains antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medications that are effective in the treatment of bacterial infections in the eyes/eyelids.

What are the benefits of Neo/Poly/Dex Ophthalmic Suspension?

Safe and effective formulation to treat the eyes and eyelids. Corticosteroids help to reduce associated inflammation. Safe to give to dogs and cats.

How is this medication given?

Neo/Poly/Dex Ophthalmic Suspension is topical medication that is placed directly in the eyes. Always follow your veterinarian's exact instructions regarding the use of this medication.

To use this medication, place one hand under and around your pet's chin and lift upward so that your pet's eyes are looking towards the ceiling and squeeze the prescribed quantity of eye drops into the corner of the affected eye(s) without touching the bottle directly to the eye surface.

Always wash your hands before and after treatment.

If your pet receives other eye medication(s), allow at least 5 minutes between applying each medication. Always call your veterinarian if you do not know how to use this medication correctly.

How does this medication work?

The antibiotics (neomycin and polymyxin B) stop the growth of bacteria in the eye and kill the bacteria eventually. Dexamethasone is a steroid that blocks the production of substances that trigger inflammation which helps to control related inflammation, redness, and itching.

What results can I expect?

Eye infection(s) and associated inflammation should start to improve after 48-72 hours of treatment if used as directed. Always call your veterinarian if the eye(s) look worse or are not improving.

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    My 12 year old Shar Pei mix was having a lot of eye irritation. The vet prescribed this and her eyes look so much better now. I know she is feeling better too! We used 2 drops per eye 2 times a day for the 1st month and now use 2 drops per eye one time a day ongoing.

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