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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Neosporin, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Neosporin side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Neosporin.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Neosporin side effects are:
Accidental Ingestion (20 reports)
Rash (8 reports)
Burning Sensation (5 reports)
Angry Rash With Bumps Over Surgical Incision (4 reports)
Burning (3 reports)
Also Very Itchy. (1 reports)
Angry Rash With Bumps Over Surgical Incision, Also (1 reports)
Burning Eyes (1 reports)
Headache (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


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Neosporin Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Neosporin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Neosporin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Swelling
on Nov 09, 2012 Female from US , 51 years of age, was treated with Neosporin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: swelling. Neosporin dosage: Unk.

Application Site Burn, Application Site Infection, Off Label Use
Patient was taking Neosporin. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: application site burn, application site infection, off label use on Sep 19, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 85 years of age, weighting 100.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Neosporin dosage: N/A.

Wound Secretion, Swelling, Pain, Rash Erythematous, Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Jan 29, 2013 by a Male taking Neosporin (Dosage: Half Dollar Size Amount) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 41 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: wound secretion, swelling, pain, rash erythematous, off label use.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Haemoglobin Decreased, Metastases To Central Nervous System, Altered State Of Consciousness, Platelet Count Decreased, Troponin Increased, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging Brain Abnormal, Cerebrovascular Accident
on Jun 11, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 73 years of age, was treated with Neosporin Nasal Drops (methoxamine Hydrochloride, Neomycin Sulfate, Po. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: haemoglobin decreased, metastases to central nervous system, altered state of consciousness, platelet count decreased, troponin increased, nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain abnormal, cerebrovascular accident. Neosporin Nasal Drops (methoxamine Hydrochloride, Neomycin Sulfate, Po dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lexapro
  • Gemzar
  • Metoprolol Tartrate
  • Albuterol
  • Ditropan
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Lipitor
  • Dalteparin Sodium
Patient was hospitalized.


Skin Ulcer, White Blood Cell Count Increased, Off Label Use
on May 21, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 48 years of age, weighting 250.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: skin ulcer, white blood cell count increased, off label use. Neosporin dosage: A Little More Than A Pea Sized Amount.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Anaphylactic Reaction, Off Label Use, Pain
Patient was taking Neosporin. After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: anaphylactic reaction, off label use, pain on May 08, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, weighting 225.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Neosporin dosage: 1/4 Of A Pea Sized Amount.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Off Label Use, Hypersensitivity
Adverse event was reported on May 08, 2012 by a Female taking Neosporin (Dosage: 1/4 Of A Pea Sized Amount) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 225.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: off label use, hypersensitivity.
Associated medications used:

Photosensitivity Reaction, Anger, Wound, Scab, Oropharyngeal Pain, Emotional Disorder, Skin Exfoliation, Chest Discomfort
on Apr 27, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 265.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: photosensitivity reaction, anger, wound, scab, oropharyngeal pain, emotional disorder, skin exfoliation, chest discomfort. Neosporin dosage: Just A Little Bit At The Tip Of Finger.

Skin Exfoliation, Nose Deformity, Nervousness, Wound, Stress, Off Label Use, Weight Decreased, Sunburn
on Apr 27, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 265.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: skin exfoliation, nose deformity, nervousness, wound, stress, off label use, weight decreased, sunburn. Neosporin dosage: N/A.

Eczema
Patient was taking Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: eczema on Apr 16, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 162.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • eczema
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
and. Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream dosage: Pea Size Amount.
Associated medications used:

Application Site Discolouration, Skin Discolouration, Application Site Scar
Adverse event was reported on Mar 28, 2012 by a Female taking Neosporin (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: application site discolouration, skin discolouration, application site scar.

Injection Site Reaction, Injection Site Urticaria, Malaise, Injection Site Scab, Injection Site Scar, Injection Site Mass, Injection Site Pain, Injection Site Necrosis, Injection Site Erythema
on Nov 15, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 44 years of age, was treated with Neosporin (neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate). After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: injection site reaction, injection site urticaria, malaise, injection site scab, injection site scar, injection site mass, injection site pain, injection site necrosis, injection site erythema. Neosporin (neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Infection, Swelling, Mass, Hypersensitivity, Cellulitis
on Mar 13, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 136.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: activities of daily living impaired, infection, swelling, mass, hypersensitivity, cellulitis. Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream dosage: ^enough To Cover Her Neck And Face^.

Off Label Use, Dermatitis Allergic, Application Site Scar
Patient was taking Neosporin. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: off label use, dermatitis allergic, application site scar on Mar 01, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 35 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Neosporin dosage: Quarter-sized Amount And Pea-sized Amount.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Infection, Scab, Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Feb 24, 2012 by a Female taking Neosporin Original (Dosage: ^light Covering^ 30 Times) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, weighting 138.0 lb, After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: infection, scab, off label use.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Evista (For Three Years)
  • Vesicare (For Ten Years)


Blister, Rash, Pruritus
on Feb 27, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, weighting 240.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: blister, rash, pruritus. Neosporin dosage: Quarter-sized Amount.

Chills, Vomiting, Feeling Cold, Asthenia, Nausea
on Feb 02, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 72 years of age, weighting 180.2 lb, was treated with Neosporin. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: chills, vomiting, feeling cold, asthenia, nausea. Neosporin dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Swelling, Skin Infection
Patient was taking Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream. After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: swelling, skin infection on Jan 25, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 15 years of age, weighting 136.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream dosage: ^enough To Cover Her Neck And Face^.

Dermatitis Contact, Scar, Pain, Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Jan 23, 2012 by a Female taking Neosporin (Dosage: Very Small Amount On My Finger) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 146.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: dermatitis contact, scar, pain, off label use.

Eye Swelling, Abnormal Sensation In Eye, Swelling Face, Dermatitis, Erythema
on Jan 09, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 16 years of age, weighting 162.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream. Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: eye swelling, abnormal sensation in eye, swelling face, dermatitis, erythema. Neosporin Eczema Essentials Daily Moisturizing Cream dosage: N/A.

Product Quality Issue, Hypersensitivity
on Jan 17, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blister
  • contraception
  • eczema
  • scratch
  • laceration
and was treated with Neosporin. After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: product quality issue, hypersensitivity. Neosporin dosage: ^just A Little Bit^.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Injection Site Reaction, Injection Site Hypersensitivity, Injection Site Necrosis, Injection Site Inflammation, Injection Site Mass, Injection Site Erythema, Injection Site Urticaria, Injection Site Pain, Malaise
Patient was taking Neosporin (neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin Sulfate). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: injection site reaction, injection site hypersensitivity, injection site necrosis, injection site inflammation, injection site mass, injection site erythema, injection site urticaria, injection site pain, malaise on Nov 15, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 44 years of age, . Neosporin (neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin Sulfate) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Extavia (Subcutaneous)
  • Antibiotics (no Ingredient/substances)


Pain, Dermatitis Contact, Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Jan 03, 2012 by a Female taking Neosporin (Dosage: Very Small Amount On My Finger) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 146.0 lb, Patient felt the following Neosporin side effects: pain, dermatitis contact, off label use.

Hypersensitivity, Product Quality Issue
on Dec 28, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. After Neosporin was administered, patient encountered several Neosporin side effects: hypersensitivity, product quality issue. Neosporin dosage: ^just A Little Bit^.

Product Quality Issue, Hypersensitivity
on Nov 30, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Neosporin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Neosporin side effects: product quality issue, hypersensitivity. Neosporin dosage: ^just A Little Bit^.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative NEOSPORIN Names:BACITRACI BENZALKON COLLOIDAL HYDROCORT NEOMYCIN OATMEAL PETROLATU

Active Ingredient: BACITRACI BENZALKON GRAMICIDI HYDROCORT NEOMYCIN OATMEAL PETROLATU

Neosporin Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

Side Effects reported to FDA: 199

Neosporin safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 24

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