Neomycin Sulfate 500mg (NDC: 0527-1210)


Neomycin Sulfate 500mg



Generic Name:

Neomycin Sulfate






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Medication Class:

Aminoglycoside Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Neomycin Sulfate

Pregnancy Category:

Usually not recommended (Category D)


Pill Illustration: Neomycin Sulfate 500mg (0527-1210)

About this medication

Neomycin Sulfate is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Aminoglycoside Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs. It is good only for infections caused by Aminoglycoside Antibiotic sensitive germs.

How does it work

Neomycin Sulfate belongs to a group of medications called Aminoglycoside Antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of germs and helps your body to fight them. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Studies show that when pregnant women use the medication, some babies are born with problems related to the medication. However, in some serious situations, the medication may still help the mother and the baby more than it might harm. Talk with your physician about it.

More Information

Read more about Neomycin Sulfate 500mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: November 28th 2016
Data sources: Label (November 28th 2016), FDA (May 31st 2015) and Telesofia Medical Ltd. are not affiliated with the FDA or with Lannett Company, Inc..