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What's the difference between neosporin and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment?

Neomycin. Neosporin contains bacitracin, polymyxin and neomycin. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) contains just the first 2 of these. Neomycin is a common allergan so many people react with a contact allergy dermatitis to neosporin. Read more...

Is there a difference between neosporin ointment and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment?

Neosporin xpolyspori. There is a difference, neosporin is one antibiotic ointment. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) is antibiotic but, is a mixture of few antibiotic products. Read more...

I don't have polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or neosporin or anything to put on before the band aid. Is there anything else that would work?

Neosporin. While, it may possibly be of some benefit, there is no documented proof that topical ointments such as neosporin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) increase healing. Most important is to keep the site clean and ti keep it covered. Read more...