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Triple Antibiotic by Actavis Pharma, Inc.

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: BACITRACIN ZINC 400[iU] in 1g, NEOMYCIN SULFATE 3.5mg in 1g, POLYMYXIN B SULFATE 5000[iU] in 1g
Labeler: Actavis Pharma, Inc.
NDC Code: 0472-0179

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Triple Antibiotic Ointment (Bacitracin Zinc, Neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate)

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each gram)

Bacitracin zinc, USP 400 units
Neomycin 3.5 mg
Polymyxin B sulfate, USP 5,000 units


First aid antibiotic


First aid to help prevent infection in

  • minor cuts 
  • scrapes 
  • burns


For external use only

Allergy alert:
  • do not use if allergic to any of the ingredients

Do not use
  • in the eyes 
  • over large areas of the body

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • deep or puncture wounds
  • animal bites
  • serious burns

When using this product
  • do not use longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • condition persists or gets worse
  • a rash or other allergic reaction develops

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • clean affected area
  • apply a small amount of this product (an amount equal to the surface area of the tip of a finger) on the area 1 to 3 times daily
  • may be covered with a sterile bandage

Other information
  • Store at controlled room temperature 59°-86°F (15°-30°C). Protect from freezing.
  • Before using any medication, read all label directions. Keep carton, it contains important information.

Inactive ingredient

white petrolatum


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NDC 0472-0179-34
Compare to the active ingredients in Neosporin®*

Triple Antibiotic Ointment
(Bacitracin Zinc – Neomycin Sulfate – Polymyxin B Sulfate Ointment)
First Aid Antibiotic
First Aid to Help Prevent Infection in Minor Cuts, Scrapes and Burns

  • Protection Against Infection
  • For Minor Cuts, Scrapes, and Burns

Net wt. 0.5 oz (14g)

bacitracin zinc neomycin sulfate polymyxin b sulfate ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0472-0179
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0472-0179-341 TUBE in 1 CARTON
114 g in 1 TUBE
2NDC:0472-0179-561 TUBE in 1 CARTON
228 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333B05/01/1997
Labeler - Actavis Pharma, Inc. (119723554)

Actavis Pharma, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Nov 15, 2017

Further information

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