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Steribiol 0.1%/0.35%/6000IU drops

Brand: Remington

Prescription Prescription Required

Steribiol 0.1%/0.35%/6000IU drops is composed of Dexamethasone (0.1%)Neomycin (0.35%)Polymyxin B (6000IU)

Dexamethasone is mainly used to treat blood disorders, skin diseases, immune system disorders and arthritis. It belongs to a class of medicines called corticosteroids. It works by decreasing your immune system’s response to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling and allergic type reactions.


How To Use

  • Take this medicine by mouth.
  • It is advised to take this medicine with milk or food to avoid stomach upset.
  • For dose adjustments please consult your doctor.

Expert Advice

Take with meals.

Do not stop this medication suddenly.

Avoid alcohol.

Have regular eye examinations.

Check glucose levels reguarly, if you have diabetes. 

Primary Uses

Allergy and asthma


This medicine is indicated in infected inflammatory conditions, rheumatology (disorders of muscles and joints), pumonary disease  (lung disease). 

Side Effects

Patients using this medication may at times experience corneal thinning, cataract, fungal infection and rise in intraocular (eye) pressure. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.



Pregnant females are advised to consult their doctors before using this medicine. 


Effect is undetermined in lactating females. Consult your doctor for further advice. 


It is safe to drive after taking this medicine. 


Caution is advised, better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


Caution is advised, better to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.


Alcohol is prohibited. Please avoid consuming alcohol while using this medicine.


Avoid extreme cautions in chicken pox, measles, renal (impairment), hepatic (liver)failure, myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease),epilepsy (seizures), congestive heart failure. Withdraw gradually. 


Dexamethasone is contraindicated in following conditions:

  • Active or untreated tuberculosis
  • Herpes simplex virus
  • An infection due to a fungus
  • Intestinal infections
  • Diabetes
  • A condition with low thyroid hormone levels


What are the uses of this medicine?

This medicine is used for treating arthritis (joint disorder), breathing problems, certain bowel disorders, blood/hormone/immune system disorders, certain eye and skin disorders, and various cancers. It can also be used as a test for disorder of the adrenal gland (Cushing’s syndrome).

How to store this medicine?

Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

What are the precautions for taking this medicine?

• Increased appetite • Weight gain may occur • Irregular menstrual periods may occur • Sleep disturbances may occur • May decrease effectiveness of vaccines thus do not get vaccines during use of this medicine unless instructed by your doctor • May cause drowsiness therefore avoid work that requires alertness e.g. driving after taking this medicine • Diabetic patients must be cautious • Limit use of alcohol

How can I reduce the side effects of dexamethasone?

1.Report to your physician any severe, persisting abdominal (stomach area) pain or black, tarry stools. 2.Take the steroid mediation after a full meal or with antacids, as this may help reduce irritation of the stomach. Steroids can increase your appetite (desire to eat food).

Important notes for use of this medicine?

• Please do not share this medicine with anyone. • Be sure to tell your doctor about any conditions/diseases/disorders you have or had (e.g. diabetes, eye conditions, osteoporosis, etc) before using this medicine

Can dexamethasone make me fat?

Steroids such as dexamethasone may cause you to gain excess weight. Steroids can cause an increase in appetite and a build up (retention) of fluid.

Is dexamethasone harmful to humans?

An overdose of dexamethasone is not expected to produce life threatening symptoms. Long term use of high doses can lead to thinning of skin, easy bruising, changes in body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.

What is this medicine used for?

Neomycin is used to prevent or treat skin infections caused by bacteria.

What special precautions should I follow?

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to neomycin or any other drugs. Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, including vitamins. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney disease. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while using neomycin, call your doctor

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since bacitracin topical is when needed, you are not likely to miss a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call your healthcare provider

How to store this medication?

Store at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)

What type of bacteria does Neomycin kill?

Neomycin is very effective against staphylococci and gram-negative bacilli.

How fast does Neomycin work?

Your symptoms should begin to improve within the first few days of treatment.

Is Neomycin good for pimples?

It does not kill the most common acne causing bacteria, therefore, it will not be effective in fighting against pimples or cystic acne.

How does this medication work?

They work mostly by breaking up the bacterial cell membrane

What bacteria does this medication kill?

Polymyxin B has rapid in vitro bactericidal activity against major MDR Gram-negative bacteria

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since bacitracin topical is when needed, you are not likely to miss a dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call your healthcare provider

How to store this medication?

Store at 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F)


Dawaai's intention is to make sure that it's consumers get information that is accurate, reviewed by an expert and error-free. However, the information mentioned here should not be used as a replacement for the advice of a qualified physician. The information given here is for informational purposes only, which may not cover all possible precautions, side effects, contraindications or drug interactions. Consult your doctor and discuss your queries related to any medicine or disease.


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