Afrab-Chem Ltd
No. 22, Abimbola Street, Isolo Industrial Estate, Isolo, P.O. Box 1647, Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: 234-1-2700057
Fax: 234-1-4520328

Brand Name



Afrab Chem Ltd, 22 Abimbola Street, Isolo Ind. Estate, Isolo, Lagos

Therapeutic Class

Antibacterials, Topical

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Ointment (NRN:04-2046): Neomycin sulphate 5 mg, Zinc bacitracin 500 IU per g.

Pack size: Collapsible tube of 20 g.

 Banedif ointment

Powder (NRN:04-1271): Neomycin sulphate 5 mg, Zinc bacitracin 250 IU per g.

Pack size: Plastic bottle of 5g.



An external preparation containing a mixture of aminoglycoside (Neomycin Sulphate) and a polypeptide antibiotic (Zinc Bacitracin) as active constituents.

Bacitracin: Interferes with bacterial cell wall synthesis by inhibiting regeneration of phospholipid receptors involved with peptidoglycan synthesis.

Neomycin: Inhibits protein synthesis by binding to ribosomal RNA, causing bacterial genetic code misreading.


Bacterial infections of the skin and soft tissue infections including impetigo, folliculitis, furunculosis, and erythrema, gangrenosum, necrotising soft tissues infections, ulcerating skin infections, burns, anthrax, acne and rosacea.


Hypersensitivity to any of the components of Banedif.


Banedif should not be used on an open wound.


Interactions involving Banedif have not been well documented. However, like other medicines, consult with your healthcare professional before use.

Adverse Effects

The major side effect with Banedif is that it may cause skin sensitisation

Dosage & Administration

Apply sufficiently to the affected area 3-4 times daily or as directed by the Physician.

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Keep your medicine in a cool, dry place.

Review Date

2017-09-18 11:40:49