Polysporin ointment is an antibiotic that treats and prevents bacterial infections on minor skin wounds, according to Drugs.com. Polysporin ointment works by killing or inhibiting bacterial growth. More »

According to Drugs.com, both Neosporin and Polysporin contain bacitracin and polymyxin as active ingredients; however, Neosporin also contains a third active ingredient called neomycin. Another brand name for Neosporin i... More »

Some antibacterial creams are Neosporin, Polysporin and Ultra Mide. These creams are designed for topical use and aid in the speedy healing of wounds, as well as prevent infection. Using an antibacterial cream also lesse... More »

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According to Drugs.com, both Neosporin and Polysporin contain bacitracin and polymyxin as active ingredients; however, Neosporin also contains a third active ingredient called neomycin. Another brand name for Neosporin i... More »

Drugs.com says that Bactrim is used to treat bacterial infections, including traveler's diarrhea, urinary tract infections, ear infections, bronchitis and the pneumocystis variant of pneumonia. WebMD says that Bactrim is... More »

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Zinc oxide ointment is commonly used as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as diaper rash, minor burns, chapped skin and other skin irritations, according to Drugs.com. It creates a protective barrier on the sk... More »

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Boric acid is used to fight fungus and bacterial infections, according to Drugs.com. It is also used as an insecticide, antiseptic and eye cleanser, notes Wikipedia. More »