Label: DOUBLE ANTIBIOTIC- bacitracin zinc, polymyxin b sulfate ointment

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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  • Drug Facts

  • Active ingredients (in each gram)

    Bacitracin zinc, USP 500 units
    Polymyxin B sulfate, USP 10,000 units

  • Purpose

    First aid antibiotic

  • Uses

    First aid to help prevent infection in

    • minor cuts
    • scrapes
    • burns
  • Warnings

    For external use only

    Allergy alert:

    • do not use if allergic to any of the ingredients

    Do not use

    • in the eyes
    • over large areas of the body

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • deep or puncture wounds
    • animal bites
    • serious burns

    When using this product

    • do not use longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • condition persists or gets worse
    • a rash or other allergic reaction develops

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • clean affected area
    • apply a small amount of this product (an amount equal to the surface area of the tip of a finger) on the area 1 to 3 times daily
    • may be covered with a sterile bandage
  • Other information

    • Store at 15° to 25°C (59° to 77°F).
    • Before using any medication, read all label directions. Keep carton, it contains important information.
  • Inactive ingredient

    white petrolatum

  • Questions?

    1-800-432-8534 between 9 am and 4 pm EST, Monday-Friday.

  • Principal Display Panel

    RITE AID PHARMACY®

    NDC 11822-0003-3

    *Compare to the active ingredients in Polysporin®

    first aid
    double antibiotic ointment

    bacitracin zinc ● polymyxin B sulfate
    first aid antibiotic

    helps prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes and burns

    NET WT ½ OZ (14 g)

    First Aid Antibiotic Ointment
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DOUBLE ANTIBIOTIC 
    bacitracin zinc, polymyxin b sulfate ointment
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:11822-0003
    Route of AdministrationTOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    BACITRACIN ZINC (UNII: 89Y4M234ES) (BACITRACIN - UNII:58H6RWO52I) BACITRACIN500 [USP'U]  in 1 g
    POLYMYXIN B SULFATE (UNII: 19371312D4) (POLYMYXIN B - UNII:J2VZ07J96K) POLYMYXIN B10000 [USP'U]  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    PETROLATUM (UNII: 4T6H12BN9U)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:11822-0003-31 in 1 CARTON06/16/2006
    114 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart333B06/16/2006
    Labeler - Rite Aid Corporation (014578892)