Neomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body.
Neomycin is used to reduce the risk of infection during surgery of your intestines. Neomycin is also used to reduce the symptoms of hepatic coma.
Neo-Fradin, Neo-Tab, Mycifradin
Any loss of hearing
difficulty in breathing
greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
increased amount of gas
light-colored, frothy, fatty-appearing stools
ringing or buzzing or a feeling of fullness in the ears
Some neomycin side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
Irritation or soreness of the mouth or rectal area
nausea or vomiting
(oral solution, oral tablet, compounding powder)
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.