Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B are antibiotics that kill bacteria on your skin. Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B topical (for the skin) is a combination medicine used as a first aid antibiotic to prevent infections in minor cuts, scrapes, or burns on your skin. Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B topical may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Neosporin is an antibiotic medication used to treat and prevent minor skin infections that may be caused by burns, scrapes, and cuts. The drug stops the growth of bacteria within the skin. If you have deep cuts, serious burns, animal bites, or puncture wounds, you need to talk with your doctor before using this medication because it is intended to treat and prevent minor infections. It is available for self-medication without a prescription.