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Neosporin Side Effects

Generic Name: bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b topical

Note: This document contains side effect information about bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Neosporin.

Applies to bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b topical: topical cream, topical ointment, topical spray

Along with its needed effects, bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking bacitracin / neomycin / polymyxin b topical:

More Common

  • Itching, skin rash, redness, swelling, or other sign of irritation not present before use of this medicine

Rare

  • Any loss of hearing

Further information

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

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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