Label: POLY BACITRACIN- bacitracin zinc, polymyxin b sulfate ointment

  • NDC Code(s): 59779-003-34, 59779-003-56
  • Packager: CVS Pharmacy
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Updated November 16, 2017

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  • Drug Facts
  • Active ingredients (in each gram)

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

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  • Purpose

    First aid antibiotic

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  • Uses

    First aid to help prevent infection in

    • minor cuts
    • scrapes
    • burns
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  • 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.

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  • 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
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  • 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.
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  • Inactive ingredient

    white petrolatum

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  • Questions?

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

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  • Principal Display Panel

    CVS Health
    Compare to the active ingredients in Polysporin®*
    NDC 59779-003-56

    Helps prevent infection
    In minor cuts, scrapes & burns 

    Poly Bacitracin
    BACITRACIN ZINC - POLYMYXIN B SULFATE
    First aid antibiotic ointment 

    NET WT 1 OZ (28 g)

    Poly Bacitracin
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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    POLY BACITRACIN 
    bacitracin zinc, polymyxin b sulfate ointment
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-003
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BACITRACIN ZINC (UNII: 89Y4M234ES) (BACITRACIN - UNII:58H6RWO52I) BACITRACIN 500 [USP'U]  in 1 g
    POLYMYXIN B SULFATE (UNII: 19371312D4) (POLYMYXIN B - UNII:J2VZ07J96K) POLYMYXIN B 10000 [USP'U]  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    PETROLATUM (UNII: 4T6H12BN9U)  
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-003-34 1 in 1 CARTON 01/03/2005
    1 14 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:59779-003-56 1 in 1 CARTON 01/03/2005
    2 28 g in 1 TUBE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL part333B 01/03/2005
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
    Registrant - Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (001627975)
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