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Mederma vs. Neosporin for Scars

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Mederma

OTC
/ 19,034 posts
Other Names: Scar Gel   Mederma For Kids

Neosporin

OTC
/ 55,846 posts
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 19,034 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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Allergic Reaction to Mederma Scar gel
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What patients are saying about Mederma vs. Neosporin

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for scarring. Mederma doesn't usually do much for me. Any...
...my arm. I scar badly (dark skin). I put some neosporin (antibacterial), cortisone to reduce inflammation and mederma for scarring. Mederma doesn't usually do much for me. Any...
but I agree on using Mederma since it works. If it still...
...away with no scars but I agree on using Mederma since it works. If it still burns you can use Neosporin around the house or overnight so the scab can...
using Mederma for a month on some old scars and it's helping...
...while it's healing helps oodles. However, if you're as diligent as I am (meaning, not at all) and you're cuts are fully healed, try Mederma. ...been using Mederma for a month on some old scars a...
first few weeks then went to the mederma.... good luck...
...5...I got some Mederma for my scar ...Drugs....i also used an ointment like neosporin, also available at the grocery. i did the neosporin for the first few weeks then went to the mederma.......
anyone used Mederma (or Target brand of it)? I got my lip...
Has anyone used Mederma (or Target brand of it)? ...skin was lifted, and it's a bit noticeable. I've been using Neosporin and while the scar looks better, the scar is still somewhat visible. I am...
up the healing. i used mederma, but it didn't do anything...
...bad reactions from using neosporin cream and ointment on my donar scar. after the sutures were removed i started using it, it helped with the pain and ...up the healing. i used mederma, but it d...
this helps:) p.s. use the mederma after the pimple goes...
...zit last week and i found that neosporin helped alot and i did ...i am,but i bought mederma for scarring and this stuff is ...hope this helps:) p.s. use the mederma after the pimple goes...
tried using Mederma for scarring and it doesn't help at all,...
...alot. I used it on some stitches I had done on my face and it took the mark away like wonders. For red marks I put on olive oil, honey, and egg yolks. Very cheap and natural. I tried using Mederma...
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...
like Mederma. It really does help the incision to heal...
...from your dr. I used Neosporin (as per drs instructions) the ...few weeks, than eventually switched to the vitamin e oil. Some prefer a creme like Mederma. It really does help the incision to...
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