"Triple Antibiotic" is the common name for the combination of Bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin B. These three antibiotics kill bacteria on the skin. Triple antibiotic ointment is used in first aid to help prevent infection and to promote healing in minor cuts, scrapes and burns.
Before you apply this medication, wash the skin area with soap and water and then dry it thoroughly
Do not apply the ointment over large skin areas
Do not use on a deep cut, an animal bite, or a serious burn
This medication can be applied up to 3 times each day, or as directed on the medicine label