Children who are allergic to the antibiotics neomycin or polymyxin B should not take rubella vaccine, measles vaccine, mumps vaccine, or the combined measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.
A provider may want to delay giving a child a dose of IPV or may not give it at all if the child has a known severe allergy to the antibiotics neomycin, streptomycin, or polymyxin B.
Some widely used topical antibiotics are bacitracin, neomycin, mupirocin, and polymyxin B.
Due to the presence of allergens, avoid ointments that contain neomycin (e.g.
They are allergic to gelatin or the antibiotic neomycin.