Mederma vs Neosporin

Mederma
(OTC)
Neosporin
(OTC)
Mederma is a skin medication.
Neosporin is a skin medication and an eye & vision care product.
Satisfaction Score
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4.7
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
4.5
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Acne
3.3
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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Not Available
July 3, 1968
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
23,187 Discussions
70,892 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Scars
#2 for Stretch Marks
#3 for Acne
#4 for Acne Scars
#5 for Scabbing
Mederma is approved for Scars and Stretch Marks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Acne
#3 for Itching
#4 for Wounds
#5 for Rash
#6 for Eczema
Neosporin is approved for Infection, Acne, Itching, Wounds and Rash and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Med
Weight Gain
7
Weight Loss
6
Skin Cancer
2
Sneezing
1
Man Boobs
1
Bloating
1
Blood Clots
1
Fever
1
Spotting
1
Shingles
1
Neo
Nose Bleeds
2
Weight Gain
2
Weight Loss
1
Hyperpigmentation
1
Dry Lips
1
Sneezing
1
Shingles
1
Blood Clots
1
Burps
1
Hemorrhoids
1
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Mederma
Med
Neosporin
Neo
Weight Gain
Med
Neo
7
2
Weight Loss
Med
Neo
6
1
Skin Cancer
Med
Neo
2
0
Sneezing
Med
Neo
1
1
Man Boobs
Med
Neo
1
0
Bloating
Med
Neo
1
0
Blood Clots
Med
Neo
1
1
Fever
Med
Neo
1
0
Spotting
Med
Neo
1
0
Shingles
Med
Neo
1
1
Nose Bleeds
Neo
Med
2
0
Weight Gain
Neo
Med
2
7
Weight Loss
Neo
Med
1
6
Hyperpigmentation
Neo
Med
1
0
Dry Lips
Neo
Med
1
0
Sneezing
Neo
Med
1
1
Shingles
Neo
Med
1
1
Blood Clots
Neo
Med
1
1
Burps
Neo
Med
1
0
Hemorrhoids
Neo
Med
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Neosporin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Mederma and alcohol.
Method of use
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Gel, Ointment
Eye Ointment, Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: 30 SPF
Gel:
Ointment: 3.5mg-400 unit- 5,000 unit/gram, 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit, 3.5 mg-400 unit-10000 unit/g
Packet: , 3.5 mg-400 unit-5000 unit/g
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Allantoin/Onion/Polyethylene Glycols/Water , Emollient Combination No.46
Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin Zinc/Polymyxin B, Neomycin Sulfate/Bacitracin/Polymyxin B, Benzalkonium Chloride, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate/Gramicidin D, Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate, Skin cleanser combination no.29, Hydrocortisone
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Mederma and Neosporin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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