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Polysporin First Aid Antibiotic

Medically reviewed on December 1, 2016

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: Bacitracin Zinc 500[USP'U] in 1g, Polymyxin B Sulfate 10000[USP'U] in 1g
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
NDC Code: 69968-0060

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Polysporin® First Aid Antibiotic Ointment

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each gram)Purpose
Bacitracin Zinc 500 unitsFirst aid antibiotic
Polymyxin B Sulfate 10,000 unitsFirst aid antibiotic

Use

first aid to help prevent infection in minor:

  • cuts
  • scrapes
  • burns

Warnings

For external use only.

Do not use
  • if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • 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

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you need to use longer than 1 week
  • condition persists or gets worse
  • rash or other allergic reaction develops

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Centre right away.

Directions
  • clean the 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 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)

Inactive ingredient

petrolatum

Questions?

call 800-223-0182 or 215-273-8755 (collect)

Distributed by:
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC.
Skillman, NJ 08558

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 28.3 g Tube Carton

#1 Dermatologist Recommended
for Infection Protection

Helps prevent infection in
minor cuts, scrapes, and burns
#1

DERMATOLOGIST
RECOMMENDED

Polysporin®
BACITRACIN ZINC • POLYMYXIN B SULFATE
NET WT 1 oz (28.3 g) First Aid Antibiotic Ointment

POLYSPORIN FIRST AID ANTIBIOTIC 
bacitracin zinc and polymyxin b sulfate ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69968-0060
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Bacitracin Zinc (BACITRACIN) BACITRACIN500 [USP'U]  in 1 g
Polymyxin B Sulfate (POLYMYXIN B) POLYMYXIN B10000 [USP'U]  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Petrolatum 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69968-0060-21 TUBE in 1 CARTON
128.3 g in 1 TUBE
2NDC:69968-0060-10.9 g in 1 PACKET
3NDC:69968-0060-31 TUBE in 1 CARTON
314.2 g in 1 TUBE
4NDC:69968-0060-9144 PACKET in 1 CARTON
40.9 g in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333B07/09/2013
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (002347102)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

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