Cortisporin Ointment Generic Name & Formulations
Hydrocortisone 1%, polymyxin B (as sulfate) 5000 Units/g, neomycin (as sulfate) 0.35%, bacitracin (as zinc) 400 Units/g.
Steroid + antibiotics.
Cortisporin Ointment Indications
Short-term use in corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses with secondary infection.
Cortisporin Ointment Dosage and Administration
Apply sparingly and massage in 2–4 times daily.
Cortisporin Ointment Contraindications
Do not use in eyes, external ear canal if eardrum perforated. Tuberculous, fungal, or viral lesions.
Cortisporin Ointment Boxed Warnings
Cortisporin Ointment Warnings/Precautions
Intertrigo, diaper or stasis dermatitis or ulceration, extensive burns (neomycin may be absorbed). Avoid prolonged use or on large areas. Use lowest effective dose. Monitor for HPA axis suppression; avoid abrupt cessation if used for chronic conditions. Discontinue if infection persists or worsens or if superinfection occurs. Occlusion: not recommended. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Cortisporin Ointment Pharmacokinetics
Cortisporin Ointment Interactions
Cortisporin Ointment Adverse Reactions
Local irritation, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, dermatitis, sensitization, ototoxicity, nephrotoxicity (if neomycin is significantly absorbed), HPA axis suppression (esp. in children), epidermal and dermal atrophy (esp. in thin-skinned or occluded areas).
Cortisporin Ointment Clinical Trials
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Cortisporin Ointment Patient Counseling