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Mupirocin vs. Neosporin for Inflammation

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Mupirocin

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/ 2,548 posts
Other Names: Bactroban

Neosporin

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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 2,548 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 57,620 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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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....
an allergic reaction to Neosporin (generic: bacitracin,...
...an allergic reaction to Neosporin (generic: ... Used the mupirocin on those wounds as well.  Took about 3 weeks to completely scab over and heal, but haven't had any problems since. Just...
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...
It isn't infected and doesn't hurt, just keeps weeping...
...and applying Neosporin. It isn't infected and doesn't hurt, just keeps weeping ...my dermatologist who says I am allergic to Neosporin. I am now applying a combo of Mupirocin Ointment and...
.. I have been applying neosporin with qtip so it wouldn...
...nose bleeds at night. Applied neosporin. Symptoms due to sinus infection? ...another .. I have been applying neosporin with qtip so it ...clotty .. Can I use mupirocin ointment would a sinus...
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...
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...
for it is mupirocin. Anyway, its great and my PS has been...
...place on my incission has a scab that concerned my PS ...yellowish ooze in it). I told him I would put neosporin on it and he told ...generic name for it is mupirocin. Anyway, its great and...
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