Neosporin

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Noun1.Neosporin - trade name for a topical drug containing several antibacterials; used as an ointment for skin irritations and in the form of eyedrops for minor eye infections
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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Long-term Follow-up of the Hemodialysis Infection Prevention With Polysporin Ointment (HIPPO) Study: A Quality Improvement Report.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare held a 21% value share in dermatologicals in 2015, with well-known brands such as Polysporin, Benadryl, Rogaine and Anusol, each of which is typically amongst the top three brands in its respective category.
63 per 1000 catheter days after using polysporin topical ointment at the exit site of HD-tunneled catheters.
Application of Polysporin _ triple antibiotic to the CVC exit site.
Ointments such as bacitracin and polysporin could be contributing to the spread of USA300, said the authors, who recommended more cautious use of the over-the-counter wound treatment.
5 mg/g) and Polysporin triple ointment (PL-B sulfate, 10,000 units/g; bacitracin, 500 units/g; and gramicidin 0.
We do not use bacitracin or Polysporin in our practice.
After cleansing, the affected area should be covered with a dressing and a topical antibiotic such as bacitracin, polysporin, or silvadene, which help prevent infection and decrease pain.
Other disadvantages of glue include: the cost (about $30 per vial), the frequent necessity of subcutaneous sutures (because the glue cannot be placed inside a wound due to the risk of a foreign body reaction), and that the glue can be picked off or dissolved with petrolatumbased products such as Polysporin.
One of the first things to assemble is a first-aid kit, which should include bandages, an antiseptic, a tensor bandage for sprains, tweezers, a topical antibiotic such as Polysporin, a thermometer and scissors.