Poly fax Plus Ointment contains two active ingredients: Polymyxin and Bacitracin. Details of about these components:

  • Polymyxin: Polymyxins are a group of antibiotics known for their effectiveness against certain types of Gram-negative bacteria. Polymyxin is often used topically to treat skin and eye infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
  • Bacitracin: Bacitracin is an antibacterial agent that is effective against a variety of Gram-positive bacteria. It works by interfering with the cell wall synthesis of bacteria, ultimately leading to their destruction. Bacitracin is used in topical ointments and creams for the prevention and treatment of minor skin infections


 It's important to note that Poly fax Plus 20g Ointment is effective against bacterial infections and will not work for viral infections. Therefore,it should only be used as directed by a healthcare professional to treat bacterial skin infections, wounds, or other conditions where its antibacterial properties are indicated.



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some potential risks and warnings  associated with antibiotic creams like Polyfax:

  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation

Polyfax can vary from person to person. It's essential for both healthcare professionals and patients to be aware of potential side effects and to monitor for any adverse reactions. Here are some potential side effects associated with Polyfax, which contains polymyxin B sulfate and bacitracin zinc

  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Wheezing
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Eyelid swelling
  • Rash and Itchiness

Following instructions of polyfax plus are:

Allergic Reactions: Patients should not use Polyfax Ointment if they are known to be allergic (hypersensitive) to any of its active ingredients, which are polymyxin B sulfate and bacitracin zinc, or if they are allergic to any other ingredient present in the ointment.

Use with Caution in Adults: The statement advising caution in adult use likely refers to the need for healthcare professionals to carefully assess the appropriateness of using Polyfax Ointment in adult patients.

Superinfections: In some cases, the use of antibiotic creams like Polyfax can lead to superinfections, where new infections occur alongside or after the initial infection. Signs of superinfection may include increased redness, swelling, pain, or the development of pus.

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