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Neomycin Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 0.5%

Usual Adult Dose for Skin and Structure Infection

Cream: Apply in a quantity sufficient to cover the affected area twice a day.
Ointment: Apply in a quantity sufficient to cover the affected area 1 to 3 times a day.

Use: As first aid to prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, burns

Usual Pediatric Dose for Skin and Structure Infection

2 years or older:
Cream: Apply in a quantity sufficient to cover the affected area twice a day.
Ointment: Apply in a quantity sufficient to cover the affected area 1 to 3 times a day.

Use: As first aid to prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, burns

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For external use only
-Clean the affected area before use; gently rub in to the affected area.

General:
-Ointment: May be covered with a sterile bandage

Patient advice:
-Do not use this drug longer than 1 week unless instructed by a physician.
-Stop this drug and contact healthcare provider if condition worsens, persists beyond 1 week, clears up and occurs again within a few days, or rash/allergic reaction occurs.
-Consult physician before using on children younger than 2 years, large puncture wounds, animal bites, or serious burns.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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