Cortisporin


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Cortisporin

 [kor″tĭ-spor´in]
trademark for combination preparations of polymyxin b, neomycin sulfate, hydrocortisone, and (in some preparations) bacitracin zinc. Uses include topical preparations for dermatoses and ophthalmic and otic preparations for inflammatory conditions where there is actual or potential risk of bacterial infection.

Cortisporin

a trademark for several topical fixed-combination drugs that contain a glucocorticoid (hydrocortisone) and 2 to 3 antibacterials (neomycin sulfate, polymyxin B sulfate, and/or bacitracin zinc).
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A comparison of cortisporin and ciprofloxacin otic drops as prophylaxis against post-tympanostomy otorrhea.
Cortisporin suspension or ciprofloxacin (with a steroid preparation) are frequently used.
A comparison of cortisporin and ciprofloxacin drops as prophylaxis against post-tympanostomy otorrhea.
We acquired our first major branded product called CORTISPORIN from Glaxo-Wellcome in early 1997, and that effectively initiated our branded strategy and promotion of branded products.
He explains, "In early 1998 following the CORTISPORIN acquisition, we completed a major acquisition of Warner-Lambert products, including 15 different products such as ANUSOL-HC, APLISOL, PROCANBID, FLUOGEN, PITOCIN, and ADRENALIN, as well as the purchase of the former Parke-Davis sterile manufacturing facility in Rochester, Michigan, that we renamed Parkedale Pharmaceuticals.
Under the copromotion agreement, Adams' entire physician sales force will market and promote LORABID(R) and CORTISPORIN TC(R)to respiratory specialists in the U.
There has been significant growth in the value of the Cortisporin market segment in the recent past.
Likewise, CORTISPORIN gross sales increased by 29% to $7.
Cortisporin Cream and Ointment both contain two antibiotic agents (polymyxin B and neomycin), the latter active against a wide variety of organisms, and the former effective against many of the difficult to treat bacteria, including Pseudomonas.
Also formulated for the treatment of eye conditions, Cortisporin Opthalmic Ointment and Opthalmic Suspension are indicated for inflammatory ocular conditions where bacterial infection or the risk of infection exist.
Among the Burroughs Wellcome products contained in the "Disaster Relief" packets are: Zovirax(R) brand acyclovir, Retrovir(R) brand zidovudine, Lanoxin(R) brand digoxin, Wellbutrin(R) brand bupropion, Septra(R) brand trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, Imuran(R) brand azathioprine, Leukeran(R) brand chlorambucil, Purinethol(R) brand mercaptopurine, Cortisporin(R) Opthalmic (polymyxin B-sulfate), Cortisporin Otic (polymyxin B-neomycin hydrocortisone), Neosporin(R) (polymyxin B-sulfate bacitracin zinc-neomycin sulfate), Polysporin(R) (polymyxin B-bacitracin), PediOtic(R) (polymyxin B-sulfate neomycin sulfate-hydrocortisone), Viroptic(R) brand trifluridine, Zyloprim(R) brand allopurinol and Nix(R) Creme Rinse 1 percent permethrin.