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What is Maxitrol?

Maxitrol is the brand name of a medication that is used to treat the irritation, burning, swelling and redness that can accompany an eye infection. Maxitrol is classed as an ophthalmic anti-infective and anti-inflammatory. It is made up of the drugs dexamethasone, neomycin and polymyxin B. Neomycin and polymyxin B are antibiotics that treat the infection in the eye, and dexamethasone is a steroid that helps decrease the swelling and pain that may accompany an infection.

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