Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment

Generic Name: Neomycin sulfate, Polymyxin B, Bacitracin zinc

  • Other names:

    Neo to Go! Single Use Packets
  • What is this medication?

    Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment contains antibiotics. It is intended to prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    This product is for external use only.

    Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Do not use in the eyes or over large areas of the body.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if you need to use longer than 1 week, condition persists or gets worse, rash or other allergic reaction occurs.

    Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

    Contact with the eyes may cause irritation. In the case of contact with the eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes and seek medical attention. – Not indicated on product label

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have deep or puncture wounds, animal bites and/or serious burns.

  • What are the possible side effects of Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    Do not use this product past the expiration date on the tube. If your product has expired, properly discard it.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    If Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    Clean the affected area. Apply a small amount of this product (an amount equal to the surface area of a tip of a finger) on the area 1 to 3 times daily. The treated area may be covered with a sterile bandage.
  • How should I store Neosporin Original First Aid Antibiotic Ointment?

    Store at room temperature.