Triple antibiotic ointment is a topical medication that prevents and treats minor bacterial skin infections due to scrapes, burns and small cuts, says WebMD. Individuals apply it themselves, and it does not require a pre... More »

Floxacillin is the recommended antibiotic for recurrent boils and carbuncles, according to the NHS website. For those who have allergies to penicillin, alternatives are erythromcyin or clarithromycin. More »

Mupirocin ointment USP 2 percent is a type of antibiotic cream used to kill a wide range of bacteria that causes skin infections, such as impetigo, foliculitis and boils. The topical ointment is for use on the skin only ... More »

Bacitracin is a medication used for preventing minor skin infections from burns, scrapes or cuts, notes MedicineNet. Bacitracin works by killing or inhibiting the growth of susceptible bacteria, says Drugs.com. More »

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Bacitracin zinc ointment is a medication that is used to prevent minor infection on the skin caused by burns, small cuts or scrapes, as stated by WebMD. It is an antibiotic and works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria ... More »

First aid kits should contain a variety of supplies for treating common injuries, such as burns, stings, cuts, scrapes, strains and stings. Some common supplies include anesthetic spray for insect bites and rashes, adhes... More »

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Walgreen's Pharmacy indicates that tincture of iodine is a topical medication used to prevent infection in minor scrapes, cuts and burns. Iodine tincture should not be used on animal bites or over large areas of the body... More »