What is Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B are combined in a topical formulation to help prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bladder problems 2 0
Blisters 1 0
Brain quakes/vibrations 1 0
Burn 1 1
Gastritis 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Side effect Patients Percentage
Itching 1
Rashes (redness, swelling) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Dosage Patients Percentage
0.4-0.0035-5 var units daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 5
Course of treatment ended 3
Side effects too severe 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Duration

Currently taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 4
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Mupirocin topical (Bactroban) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Bacitracin-Neomycin-Polymyxin B topical

Sep 9, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for rash or skin problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 units-3.5 mg-5000 units/g Daily

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