Neomycin + Bacitracin

Neomycin + Bacitracin-Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of DrugNeomycin + Bacitracin- Dermatological Drugs
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Neomycin + Bacitracin- Dermatological Drugs is used for
1. Superficial bacterial infections of the skin due to staphylococci and streptococci
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms CREAM
Contraindications Neonates
Precautions1. Avoid application to substantial areas of skin or to broken skin
2. Overgrowth of resistant
organisms on prolonged use
3. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects1. Sensitization
2. Especially to neomycin
3. Causing reddening and scaling
4. Systemic absorption leading to irreversible ototoxicity
5. Particularly in children
6. Elderly
7. Renal impairment
8. Pregnancy
Pregnancy Category C

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