Compare Polytrim vs. Iquix

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats eye infections.

Iquix (Levofloxacin) is used to treat eye infections. It can be expensive, but usually works well.

Upsides
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  • Unlike antibiotic ointments for the eye, Iquix (Levofloxacin) eyedrops won't affect your vision.
  • Because it works directly on the eye, you won't get the same side effects (like diarrhea) you would if you take antibiotics by mouth.
  • Available as a generic medication.
Downsides
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  • You may need to use Iquix (Levofloxacin) multiple times during the first few days, which can be inconvenient.
  • Even though this is available as a generic, compared to other antibiotic eye drops, it is still more expensive.
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Dosage forms
  • Eye drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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Reviews
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Side effects
The Polytrim (Polymyxin B / Trimethoprim) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Iquix (Levofloxacin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
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  • Eyelid swelling | Eye pain | Vision changes
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