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 is Lanabiotic. Duospore is another brand name version of Polysporin.Know More
Both products are antibiotic ointments applied to the skin to treat and prevent infection in minor wounds, states Drugs.com. Neosporin is also used to treat minor burns.
Drugs.com recommends that neither product should be used for longer than one week without consulting a doctor. There are no common side effects with using either ointment; however, some people might have a severe allergic reactions. Symptoms might include a rash, hives, difficulty breathing, redness, burning or swelling.Learn More
According to Drugs.com, crospovidone is an inactive ingredient that the pharmaceutical industry uses to aid the absorption of the active ingredients in medications and dietary supplements. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of crospovidone.Full Answer >
The active ingredients of Cheratussin are 100 milligrams of guaifenesin and 10 milligrams of codeine phosphate, according to DailyMed. These active ingredients are contained in an oral suspension. Inactive ingredients include alcohol, caramel, citric acid, saccharin sodium, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, menthol racemic, purified water, sodium benzoate and sorbitol solution.Full Answer >
The active ingredients in each Excedrin Migraine tablet are 250 milligrams of acetaminophen, 250 milligrams of aspirin and 65 milligrams of caffeine, according to the official company website. Acetaminophen and aspirin are pain relievers, while caffeine helps the pain relievers work more effectively.Full Answer >
The active ingredients in Nyquil are: Acetaminophen 650 milligrams, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide 30 milligrams and Doxylamine succinate 12.5 milligrams. These amounts are based on the 30-milliliter-dose cup provided, states Drugs.com. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer, Dextromethorphan HBR is a cough suppressant, and Doxylamine succinate is an antihistamine.Full Answer >