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Mederma vs. Neosporin for Scars

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Mederma

OTC
/ 18,258 posts
Other Names: Scar Gel   Mederma For Kids

Neosporin

OTC
/ 54,695 posts
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 18,258 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Mederma is a topical product used to improve scar appearance. It is a gel based on an onion extract and produced by Merz Pharmaceuticals of Frankfurt, Germany. Mederma's marketing claims it can make scars "softer, smoother, and less noticeable". Generic... Read more on Wikipedia
Neosporin new + wikt:sporos, (Greek) seed) is the product branding & formulas now owned by Johnson & Johnson of an antibiotic over-the-counter topical created under Warner-Lambert Consumer Healthcare, now a part of Pfizer. It is used in the prevent... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Anon
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Allergic Reaction to Mederma Scar gel
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What patients are saying about Mederma vs. Neosporin

629 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
do use neosporin only on huge pimples that i pop >< and it...
...do use neosporin only on huge pimples that i pop >< and it does work... but I don't think you should really apply neosporin over your acne marks ...its extensive use. Mederma does work. I hav...
few minutes, and then put the mederma over it. the mederma...
...i've used it with neosporin ointment. i rub in the neosporin, let it set for a few minutes, and then put the mederma over it. the mederma tends to be drying so the neosporin helps. i've...
like neosporin...or mederma... they say that works...
...to dream... lol... so just in case I wanted to know how bad or good the scars would be... Mama Michele did u use anything? like neosporin...or mederma... they say that works...
Mederma! Initially I used Neosporin on my incisions PO....
...on my incisions PO. After almost 7 weeks I wasnt seeing much of any changes, so finally bit the bullet and bought Mederma Scar Gel ($20 for a pretty small tube). Its been a week today,...
new acne and Mederma for the scarring. It has been the best...
...claim they make, seems to be real! I use over-the-counter Neosporin and Mederma. Neo for new acne and Mederma for the scarring. It has been the best I have found in 10 years...much cheaper as...
with the results I'm getting from Mederma on my road rash...
...minor cuts and scrapes.) Neosporin is good, and I have been fairly impressed with the results I'm getting from Mederma on my road rash... but I don't know ...myself to only use the Mederma on...
used the Mederma, and I don't think it does much really....
...the Mederma, and I ...a \"scar-er\". Plain old Neosporin seems to work the best...
faster. Now I am using Mederma to help with the healing...
...better but I did put neosporin and small bandaids on the ones on my thighs. It helped them to heal faster. Now I am using Mederma to help with the healing and reduce the...
to really look at me to see it now. It really does work...
...waited till about 8mnths post op until I used the Mederma, you have to really look at me to see it now. It really does work, get it at ...while. I did put some neosporin on my scar...
using the Mederma at 2 wks. ------------------...
...right away as it also helps reduce scarring. Mederma shouldn't be used until the incision is well healed. Hope that helps. I am almost 3 wks postop and just started using the Mederma at...
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