Neomycin is a veterinary drug used most often as a topical antibiotic for household pets on the skin, eyes and ears. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about the medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Andy Plauche from the Lafayette Veterinary Care Center, in Lafayette, La., to gain some insights regarding the drug. You should always consult your veterinarian before giving medicine or supplements to your pet.
What is neomycin?
Neomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It can be used orally (for gut "sterilization") or topically.