Compare Neosporin vs. Silvadene

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Neosporin
(neomycin / polymyxin / bacitracin)

Silvadene
(silver sulfadiazine)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Over-the-counter
Available as
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  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Used for
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  • Cuts
  • Burn
Risk factors for serious side effects
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

      Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

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      More about NeosporinSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
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