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Cardinal Health First Aid Antibiotic

Medically reviewed on June 11, 2018

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: BACITRACIN ZINC 400U in 1g, NEOMYCIN SULFATE 3.5mg in 1g, POLYMYXIN B SULFATE 5000U in 1g
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 63517-216

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Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each gram)

Bacitracin Zinc (400 units)

Neomycin Sulfate (5mg equivalent to 3.5 mg Neomycin base)

Polymyxin B Sulfate (5,000 units)


First Aid Antibiotic


First aid to help prevent infection in

  • Minor cuts
  • Scrapes
  • Burns


For external use only.

Do not use
  • in the eyes
  • over large areas of the body
  • if you are allergic to the ingredients

Ask a doctor before use
  • in case of deep or puncture wounds, animal bites or 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

the condition persists or gets worse. If a rash or other allergenic reaction develops

Keep out of reach of children.

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

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

Other information
  • do not use if seal is punctured or damaged
  • store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

White Soft Paraffin

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NDC: 63517-216-05

Triple Antibiotic Ointment

Neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate, and Bacitracin Zinc Ointment USP

first aid antibiotic


Net Wt 1.0 oz (28.3g)

neomycin sulfate,polymyxin b sulfate,bacitracin zinc ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:63517-216
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:63517-216-0112 BOX in 1 CASE
1144 PACKET in 1 BOX
10.9 g in 1 PACKET
2NDC:63517-216-05100 TUBE in 1 CASE
228.3 g in 1 TUBE
3NDC:63517-216-02100 TUBE in 1 CASE
314.2 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333B08/27/2015
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)

Cardinal Health

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