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Mupirocin vs. Neosporin for Inflammation

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Mupirocin

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/ 2,577 posts
Other Names: Bactroban   Bactroban Nasal

Neosporin

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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 2,577 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 57,931 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Mupirocin (Bactroban or Centany) is an antibiotic originally isolated from Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIMB 10586, developed by Beecham (pharmaceutical company). \nMupirocin is bacteriostatic at low concentrations and bactericidal at high c... 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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My 4 year old daughter has been having nose bleeds...
...at night. Applied neosporin. Symptoms due to sinus infection? My 4 year old daughter has been having nose bleeds in the night ...I use mupirocin ointment would a sinus infection cause that that ...
I'm allergic to neosporin and the only topical antibiotic I...
I'm allergic to neosporin and the only topical antibiotic I can use is mupirocin. You might want to ask for that. Also, I had openings and I used wet to dry dressing. It is not...
cause an allergic reaction than neosporin and doesn't have...
...have put some breastfeeding approved antibiotic ointment on ...2 days. Mupirocin is what I use, it's an rx but it works great and is less likely to cause an allergic reaction than neosporin and ...
(mupirocin) is more effective than just neosporin....
...for impetigo, but in PANDAS children, they need orals. I think that Bactroban (mupirocin) is more effective than just neosporin....
irritation, I've used neosporin and aloe vera juice/gel....
I felt the pain all through my core ...Sorry this happened to you. Mupirocin is a great ointment. I was prescribed ...from relaxer irritation, I've used neosporin and aloe vera juice/gel. These...
an allergic reaction to Neosporin (generic: bacitracin,...
...I developed an allergic reaction to Neosporin (generic: bacitracin, neomycin, ...told me to start using mupirocin ointment instead. It ...tolerance to Neosporin. Used the mupirocin on thos...
It isn't infected and doesn't hurt, just keeps weeping...
...day and applying Neosporin. It isn't infected and doesn't hurt, just keeps weeping (clear ...I am allergic to Neosporin. I am now applying a combo of Mupirocin Ointment and Alclometasone...
day.. Neosporin is usually not the preferred topical agent...
...an antibiotic cream containing mupirocin over the affected area atleast twice a day.. Neosporin is usually not the preferred topical agent by ...you to use another agent like mupirocin,,,And yo...
or neosporin are less effective . Herpes goes...
...or topical ones like Bactroban (mupirocin . Non-Rx creams like bacitracin or neosporin are less effective . Herpes goes away ...and besides, you would have gotten blisters in the other nos...
up version of Neosporin. It works great! I would definitely...
...it on there. We also use aquaphor which helps in conjunction with ...to get infected. The dr wrote a Rx for Mupirocin. It's like an amped up version of Neosporin. It works great! I would definit...
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