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Double Antibiotic by Rite Aid

Medically reviewed on November 16, 2017

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: BACITRACIN ZINC 500[USP'U] in 1g, POLYMYXIN B SULFATE 10000[USP'U] in 1g
Labeler: Rite Aid
NDC Code: 11822-0003

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Poly Antibiotic Ointment - Bacitracin Zinc, Polymyxin B Sulfate

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each gram)

Bacitracin zinc, USP 500 units
Polymyxin B sulfate, USP 10,000 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 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).
  • Before using any medication, read all label directions. Keep carton, it contains important information.

Inactive ingredient

white petrolatum


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NDC 11822-0003-3

*Compare to the active ingredients in Polysporin®

first aid
double antibiotic ointment

bacitracin zinc ‚óŹ polymyxin B sulfate
first aid antibiotic

helps prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns

NET WT ½ OZ (14 g)

bacitracin zinc, polymyxin b sulfate ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:11822-0003
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:11822-0003-31 TUBE in 1 CARTON
114 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333B06/16/2006
Labeler - Rite Aid (014578892)
Registrant - Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (001627975)

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