Product InformationCicatrin Powder contains two active ingredients, neomycin and bacitracin.
Neomycin sulphate belongs to a class of antibiotics known as the aminoglycosides.
Neomycin sulphate is bactericidal in action (kills bacteria). It does this by causing the bacteria to produce defective proteins which are essential for their growth.
Once the bacteria have been killed, tissues can be repaired by the normal healing process.
Bacitracin is also an antibiotic.
In the form of a cream or dusting powder, this preparation can be used to treat bacterial infections of the skin.
What is Cicatrin Powder used for?
Superficial skin infections
Avoid prolonged use.
Avoid contact with the eyes
Cicatrin Powder should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.
If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Cicatrin Powder and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Certain medicines should not be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. However, other medicines may be safely used in pregnancy or breastfeeding providing the benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
There is no information available about the safety of Cicatrin Powder during pregnancy. Cicatrin Powder is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
There is no information available regarding the safety of Cicatrin Powder during breastfeeding. Seek medical advice from your doctor.
Cicatrin Powder side effects:
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.
Sensitisation or allergic reactions
Skin reactions such as rash and itch
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.