Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream


Uses of Neomycin Sulphate Cream

Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Neomycin Sulphate Cream side effects

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Neomycin Sulphate Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Neomycin Sulphate Cream works

Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Neomycin Sulphate Cream related warnings

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Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream via licking.
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What if you miss a dose of Neomycin Sulphate Cream?

If you miss a dose of Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Neomycin Sulphate 350 mg Cream for the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film, two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Don't apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects. 
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching or a redness at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.

User Feedback


Q. Is Neomycin Sulphate safe?

Neomycin Sulphate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. How long does Neomycin Sulphate takes to work?

Usually, Neomycin Sulphate starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Neomycin Sulphate?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Neomycin Sulphate or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Neomycin Sulphate if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Neomycin Sulphate and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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10 gm in 1 tube