A member asked:

My son has stitches. dr told me if the surgical tape fell off then just put neosporin on it. all i have is bacitracin. will that be ok to use?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

The ointment can be used until you buy Neosporin since your PCP recommended this ointment.

Answered Sep 26, 2015

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

I consider it interchangeable for neosporin for the use you have in mind.

Answered Mar 23, 2017

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