NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT

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Medicine Overview of NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT

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Uses of Bacitracin Topical

Bacitracin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract.
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Side effects of Bacitracin Topical

Common

Skin rash, Retching, Allergic reaction, Stomach pain, Itching, Inflammation of a vein.

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How to use Bacitracin Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT works

Bacitracin topical stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.
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Uses of Neomycin Topical

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Neomycin Topical

Common

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever.

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How to use Neomycin Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT works

Neomycin topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

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Expert advice for Bacitracin Topical

Clean and dry the site of infection before applying bacitracin.  Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any severe allergic reactions. Do not use topical bacitracin for eyes, deep wounds, animal bites or severe burns. Do not use bacitracin unnecessarily and avoid overuse. Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.  

Expert advice for Neomycin Topical

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to neomycin or any of its ingredients. 
Warnings
Special precautions for NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Neosporin skin ointment 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Neosporin skin ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for NEOSPORIN SKIN OINTMENT

Frequently asked questions for Bacitracin Topical

Q. Is bacitracin a sulfa drug?
No, Bacitracin is not a sulfa drug
Q. Is bacitracin same as neosporin?
No, Neosporin is a combination of bacitracin, neomycin and polymixin B
Q. Is bacitracin the same as bactrim?
No, they are different
Q. Is bacitracin safe for infants?
No, Bacitracin may not be safe for use in infants
Q. Does bacitracin prevent scarring?
No, Bacitracin may not prevent scarring
Q. Does bacitracin burn?
If applied in appropriate manner as prescribed it may not burn however in case of overdose/ hypersensitivity reaction, it may burn
Q. Does bacitracin clog pores?
The contents of the ointment (wax) may cause clogging of pores
Q. Does bacitracin treat MRSA?
For additional topical infections in MRSA, bacitracin could be used.
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Frequently asked questions for Neomycin Topical

Q. Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube
Q. Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas
Q. Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides
Q. Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.
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