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Safety Concerns With Neosporin

Side Effects of Neosporin

Just like any medicine, Neosporin may cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
 
Possible side effects of Neosporin include:
 
  • Reddening of the skin
  • Allergic skin reactions
  • Itching.
     
(Click Neosporin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Neosporin is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Neosporin Drug Interactions).
 

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

Prior to using Neosporin, tell your healthcare provider if you:
 
Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Neosporin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not use the drug.)
 
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