What is Polysporin?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Polysporin is a topical ointment that contains Bacitracin and Polymyxin B. Polysporin prevents infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Polysporin

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Polysporin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Polysporin

Duration

Stopped taking Polysporin

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Polysporin

Aug 14, 2016 (Started Jun 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ear infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 28, 2016 (Started Jun 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ear infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 drop(s) Four times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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