The chemical is a widely used antibiotic use in both prescription and over the counter medicines.


Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, skin-to-skin transfer may occur to you.

It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.

Notify your health care providers of your allergy and request different antibiotics.

Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
  Neomycin undecylenate

Possible Occupational Exposures
Neomycin Sulfate
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Hints on avoiding:
Antibiotic creams, powders, ointments
Dental root canal work
Ear drops
Eye drops
Pet foods
Veterinary products
Aminoglycoside antibiotics

Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals:

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This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.