Compare Neosporin vs. Cortisporin

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

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Helps prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.

Neosporin (neomycin / polymyxin / bacitracin) is an effective, over-the-counter, first-line infection prevention in minor scrapes, cuts, and burns.

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Upsides
  • Can help your wound heal faster.
  • Comes in a ointment, cream, foam and spray.
  • Is available over-the-counter.
  • A more affordable generic option is also available.
  • Comes in formulations that can also help treat pain, itch, and scars.
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Downsides
  • May not be effective for large or deep cuts.
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Used for
  • Minor cuts
  • Minor scrapes
  • Minor burns
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Dosage forms
  • Cream
  • Ointment
  • Foam
  • Spray
  • Ear drops
Price
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Side effects
The Neosporin (neomycin / polymyxin / bacitracin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Cortisporin (Neomycin / Polymyxin / Hydrocortisone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Allergic reaction
  • Use in serious wounds
  • Long-term use
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