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Mederma vs. Neosporin for Scars

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Mederma

OTC
/ 19,488 posts
Other Names: Scar Gel   Mederma For Kids

Neosporin

OTC
/ 57,372 posts
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 19,488 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
October 18, 2013
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Allergic Reaction to Mederma Scar gel
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What patients are saying about Mederma vs. Neosporin

692 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
bring myself to only use the Mederma on half of the wound...
...on minor cuts and scrapes.) Neosporin is good, and I have been fairly impressed ...the results I'm getting from Mederma on my road rash... but ...bring myself to only use the Mederma on ha...
I've heard Mederma works well, just remember all these...
...but I realize now that it really did make a huge difference. The part that I covered looks much better than the lower area where I didn't place the pads. I've heard Mederma works well, just...
and Emulex scar removal treatments. Neither one helped...
I've had many scars from mole removals and have tried both the Mederma and Emulex scar removal treatments. Neither one helped the scars much, even ...for next time, using neosporin or some other...
Mederma on the scars. It's expensive, but it works! I...
...to say, I have a nice splash pattern of burning hot oil on ...badly blistered, put neosporin on it and ...After it heals, start rubbing Mederma on the scars. It's expensive, but it works! ...
Mederma for a previous surgery and it worked well. Using...
...used Mederma for a previous surgery and it worked well. Using it now ...I have been using the Neosporin Silicone Scar Strips on my arms and I think it is making a huge difference. They are exp...
have gotten rid of a few scars with it.... and it has worked...
...neosporin only ...skin. Maybe you have or haven't read the post on the side effects of neosporin? Also ...use. Mederma does work. I have gotten rid of a few scars with it.... and it has ...
then mederma scar treatment is awesome on those, but...
...neosporin cream that i put on, but i just started using proactiv and my skin has already cleared up from starting it 3 days ago and i havent had any new skin problems and my skin looks clearer and...
glue started coming off. I am going to start using Mederma...
...after 1 week because my PS used surgical glue. I have crease incision and they look good since I don't have those stitch marks,IMO. I had to wait untl I was closed up before I could put stuff on be...
a scar treatment (I bought Mederma and Neosporin Silicone...
...someone could switch from a Neosporin to a scar treatment (I bought Mederma and Neosporin...
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