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Mupirocin vs. Neosporin for Inflammation

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Mupirocin

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/ 2,174 posts
Other Names: Bactroban

Neosporin

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/ 54,785 posts
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 2,174 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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70 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
am still using the neosporin. Hope you find something...
...and mupirocin(a prescription our nurse educator recommended). They seem to work the ...still using the neosporin. ...
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...
completely scab over and heal, but haven't had any problems...
...to start using mupirocin ointment instead.  ...Neosporin.   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. ...
(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...
who says I am allergic to Neosporin. I am now applying a...
...a day and applying Neosporin. It isn't infected and ...went to my dermatologist who says I am allergic to Neosporin. I am now applying a combo of Mupirocin Ointment and Alclometasone Dipropion...
.. 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...
A prescription called Mupirocin (sp) works even better than...
A prescription called Mupirocin (sp) works even better than store bought Neosporin. You dab a bit inside your nostrils and squeeze ...never end. My dad had a bad staph infection, it took a long...
to bactroban (mupirocin) and it helps with keeping bugs,...
Kmom- no harm done with neosporin. Its a close cousin to bactroban (mupirocin) and it helps with keeping bugs, buggers ...sounds like babesia provocation. I was sore like the dickens on...
for it is mupirocin. Anyway, its great and my PS has been...
...has a scab that concerned my PS because it looked as if it may become infected..(some slightly yellowish ooze in it). I told him I would put neosporin on ...is mupirocin. Anyway, its great...
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