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neomycin/polymyxin/hydrocortisone - topical, Cortisporin

GENERIC NAME: NEOMYCIN/POLYMYXIN/HYDROCORTISONE - TOPICAL (nee-oh-MY-sin/paw-lee-MIX-in/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)

BRAND NAME(S): Cortisporin

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USES: This medication is used to treat skin infections. This product contains neomycin and polymyxin, antibiotics that work by stopping the growth of bacteria. It also contains hydrocortisone, an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that works by reducing swelling and itching.This medication treats only bacterial skin infections. It will not work for other types of skin infections (e.g., infections caused by fungi, viruses). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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