No. None of the NEOSPORIN® antibiotic products have been tested or formulated to prevent against COVID-19 or any other virus. The intended use for these products is to help prevent infection by killing bacteria. Back to top
It depends what you’re looking for. Most of our products are intended to help prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.
There are several products that have ingredients for pain relief in addition to our antibiotic formula—just look for + Pain Relief on the packaging. And we have products specifically for children as well, if that’s what you’d like. Back to top
NEOSPORIN® is safe to put on stitches, but take care not to rub the stitching as you could open the wound. To help relieve pain and itching, and help reduce scarring, try NEOSPORIN® + Pain, Itch, Scar. Apply gently and sparingly. Back to top
Cold sores are caused by viral infection5, whereas NEOSPORIN® is used to help stop the spread of bacteria6. You should avoid getting NEOSPORIN® in your mouth or swallowing any. If you do, seek medical help. Back to top