A member asked:
is neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) as effective for infections as reguloar neosporin?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Martin Raff answered
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: This only comes in a topical form, either ointment or cream and should not be taken any other way. It is a combination of bacitracin, neomycin and polymyxin b, each of which can have severe toxicity if taken internally.
Answered on Dec 19, 2012
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