Active Ingredient(s):Bacitracin + Polymyxin B FDA Approved: * April 16, 1974 Pharm Company: *MONARCH PHARMS Category:Antibiotics
Bacitracin/polymyxin B (trade name Polysporin among others) is a topical antibiotic cream or ointment. The active ingredients are polymyxin B, bacitracin and occasionally garamycin or gramicidin. Though Polysporin is marketed in the United States, it holds a much smaller market share than in Canada and acts as a substitute to J&J's Neosporin for those allergic to the antibiotic neomycin; although allergy to Bacitracin/Polymyxin B has also been reported.[2 ...
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