neomycin sulfate

neomycin sulfate
The sulfate of an antibacterial antibiotic substance produced by the growth of Streptomyces fradiae, active against a variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

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[USP] the sulfate salt of neomycin, used for urinary tract irrigation, administered orally in preoperative bowel preparation, and applied topically to the skin, conjunctiva, and ears in the treatment of infections due to susceptible organisms; in topical preparations it is often combined with other antibiotics or antiinflammatory steroids.

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