Eye: 1 drop instilled into the eye every one or two hours until control is achieved, when the frequency may be reduced.
Ear: 2 or 3 drops instilled into the ear, every two or three hours until control is achieved, when the frequency can be reduced.
Nose: 2 or 3 drops instilled into each nostril two or three times daily.
: It should be applied thinly and evenly to the conjunctival sac at night (If eye drops used during day) or 3-4 times daily (if ointment used alone).
Acute sensitization to neomycin is a rare event but can occur after topical application to the eye. Eye drops containing corticosteroids cause a serious rise in intra-ocular pressure in a small percentage of the population, including most of those with a family history of glaucoma. A milder rise may be experienced by a larger proportion of subjects if treatment is continued for longer than a few weeks. Thinning of the cornea leading to perforation has occurred with use of topical corticosteroids. Cataract is reported to have occurred after unduly prolonged treatment of eye conditions with topical corticosteroids.