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Are both bacitracin ointment & bacitracin zinc ointment the same?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

Bacitracin is an effective topical antibiotic.
Bacitracin zinc is a salt of the compound that is usually added to neomycin and polymixin b to form the triple antibiotic, neosporin.

In brief: Yes

Bacitracin is an effective topical antibiotic.
Bacitracin zinc is a salt of the compound that is usually added to neomycin and polymixin b to form the triple antibiotic, neosporin.
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