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Is Neosporin The Same As Triple Antibiotic Ointment
Just about equal: Personal preference.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably okay: There is a special version of Mupirocin (one trade name is bactroban) which is designed for the nose. That version is an ointment which generally is less irritating to the mucosal surface of the nose. The cream can probably work in a pinch, but might be irritating so is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a difference between neosporin ointment and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment?
Toothpaste: The answer is no.Get a more detailed answer ›
After extensive cryotherapy in the perianal area, is it ok to use polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin)?
Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): It should be.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is a stronger topical antibiotic cream than those used in Neosporin for ulcerative wound care.
Wrong question: NO antibiotic is useful for wound care. Neosporin is useless. Studies of surgical wounds comparing antibiotics to vaseline or Aquaphor showed no benefit from bacitracin or neosporin. Use of topical antibiotics caused allergic reactions, impaired wound healing, and promoted emergence of resistant bacteria such as MRSA. Care of a wound is determined by its location and size and cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: They are different compounds but both can be helpful in the correct setting. ...Read more
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