Polymyxin B sulfate
|Polymyxin B sulfate|
|NEOSPORIN® FDA Package Insert|
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. ; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mohamed Moubarak, M.D. 
Neosporin is an antibiotic product marketed for the prevention of infections and speeding the healing of wounds. The original ointment contains three different antibiotics: bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B, in a relatively low molecular weight patented base of cocoa butter, cottonseed oil, sodium pyruvate, tocopheryl acetate, and petroleum jelly.
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Mechanism of Action
Polymyxin antibiotic is a surface active agent which penetrates into and disrupts the bacterial cell membrane. It has been shown to have bactericidal activity against most strains of the microorganisms.
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