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NEOSPORIN® Original Ointment

BY NEOSPORIN #2 in Antibiotics & Antiseptics

4.9 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars94%
  • 4 Stars5%
  • 3 Stars1%
  • 2 Stars0%
  • 1 Star0%
4.93 / 5 based on 397 Reviews

Product Description

Neosporin Original Ointment provides long-lasting infection protection and minimizes the appearance of scars. Neomycin sulfate, polymyxin B, and bacitracin zinc help prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Designed by the number-one doctor-recommended brand, this ointment contains Helidermtm Technology. Simply apply a small amount of the 24-hour infection protection ointment on the affected area one to three times daily with and enjoy less visible scars.

Provides long-lasting infection protection.

  • 24 Hour Infection Protection
  • Heliderm Technology
  • #1 Dr. Recommended Brand

Check For Expiration Date

Using NEOSPORIN® Products past their expiration date is unsafe, risky, and does not guarantee effectiveness. Do not use any NEOSPORIN® product that has expired. If your product has expired, please properly discard it and obtain a new product.

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Top Questions See all 64 Q&A

  • I just scraped by knee pretty badly and in need of Neospo...8 Answers
  • I know this is good for cuts and prevent scarring, anythi...4 Answers
  • Are there any unusual/surprising ways you have used this ...2 Answers
NEOSPORIN® Original Ointment
NEOSPORIN® Original Ointment
Reviews (397)
Q&A (6)
Media (18)
  • "This works great on small cuts and scratches." in 1 review
  • "It works very well for dry cheeks during the winter, i put a small dab on my kids cheeks before we head out and it precents their skin from cracking!" in 1 review
  • "Antibiotic cream really helps heal cuts and hardly ever have had a scar when using Neosporin." in 1 review
Jessica Q.
215 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
Why yes I am writing a review on Neosporin. I’ve actually never used it before until recently. I had an infected nose piercing & even though I did everything my piercer told me to do, it still wasn’t working. The saline sprays, the warm salt water compress or even the bactine. It wasn’t until I ran into a dr friend who told me to use Neosporin. She happens to be an ear nose & throat surgeon & has seen nose piercing infections she’s had to do surgery on. So, when she told me to use Neosporin I did what she told me to do. You know what, after a few days my nose healed! So, if you ever have an infected piercing use Neosporin!
LaTosha M.
107 reviews
This product is great. It has been around for a really long time because it works. It helps soothe boo boos and is decent at helping with scars. I have also used this product on my acne as it is clearing up to help reduce scarring from my acne. It has seemed to work well for that. We always have this product in our home.
Holly H.
396 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I keep Neosporin in stock at my house. I have three girls, ages 11, 8, and 6 so I'm always having to apply Neosporin to the many cuts, scratches, mosquito bites, burns, ANYTHING! It really does help the scratch or wound heal faster and not scar as bad. Will always have this in my house!
Melissa B.
Anderson, CA
486 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I always have Neosporin at home. This stuff is great. It helps your injury not get infected also which is a plus. I've even used it as chapstick when I have none around. It speeds up recovery time, but not by too much, but it does help minimize the scar, which is a definite plus! It does have some oil of sort in it, which can stain clothes so be careful if your not planning on putting a bandaid over it. Overall I definitely recommend this and think everyone should have some in their medicine cabinet!!!
Raeya S.
40 reviews
When I received stitches for a laceration, this product was heaven-sent. I would apply to the laceration and stitches, and they healed up so quickly thanks to the fast-acting ingredients in Neosporin. It also helped relieve the pain so much!!
Kirstin D.
Monticello, IN
51 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
This is just one of those staples that you need in your medicine cabinet. I have three little boys so I’m constantly squirting a dab of it onto a bandaid and sticking it to various body parts. The price is good, the product is great. I recommend it.
Tracey G.
Chino Hills, CA
22 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
I learned in esthetician school acne is bacteria and all these products the market is trying to sell you is just gimmicks and this is my best kept secret. Neosporin works as an antibiotic to get the pimple out and Viola gone
Teysha B.
Chatsworth, GA
112 reviews
I put this on all of my daughter's boo boos. They always heal in just a couple of days. And the price is very well worth no scars !!! Super happy with it. You dont ever know how well it works until you become a mother.
Kala G.
Dixon springs, TN
392 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 1
This is hands down the best antibiotic cream. We use this on every cut/scratch to keep from becoming infected. I feel this brand works faster than others when it comes to comparing this to offbrands. Super affoldable. We keep this in our first aid kit. The tube is easy to hold and use.
Diana R.
Akron, OH
596 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
Best ointment out there! It really helps with preventing scars. Whenever my kids get cuts, I put some of this on and a bandage and they’re good to go. This stuff really speeds up the healing process also.
Vanesa P.
91 reviews
How long does it take to heal a cut after using this ointment?
Crystal G.
Cumberland, MD
229 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 3
Has anyone found another use other than first aid for this? Make up tips etc?
Alyssa S.
Brooklyn, NY
99 reviews
Wellness Guru Expert Level 2
I just scraped by knee pretty badly and in need of Neosporin. Does anyone know of any coupons?
Cassie H.
Charlotte, NC
165 reviews
I know this is good for cuts and prevent scarring, anything else it is good for?
LaTricia W.
32 reviews
Are there any unusual/surprising ways you have used this product?

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