GENERIC NAME: NEOMYCIN - TOPICAL (nee-oh-MY-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Myciguent
USES: This medication is used to treat skin infections.
HOW TO USE: Clean and dry the affected area before applying the medication. To apply, gently massage a small amount of the medication into the affected area and surrounding skin. Continue to use the medication as directed for the full time prescribed. Stopping therapy too early may not completely clear the infection causing it to return. Do not cover with bandages unless instructed to do so by your doctor. It may take one week before any improvement is seen. If no improvement is seen after four weeks, consult your doctor. Another medication may be necessary. Avoid using this medication around the eyes, nose or mouth.
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