bacitracin

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Helps prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.

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Our bottom line

bacitracin is an effective over-the-counter, first-line infection prevention in minor scrapes, cuts, and burns.

Quick facts about bacitracin
  • Drug class: Dermatologic
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Generic only
Prices and discounts
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$46.98
  • Price before coupon
    $141.99
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $46.98
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Upsides

  • bacitracin is available OTC and is inexpensive.
  • Works well as a first-line medicine to kill bacteria in minor wounds.

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Downsides

  • Cannot be used if you have deep or large wounds.

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Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 1 3.5g-of-500-units-g tube-of-ointments
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$46.98
  • Price before coupon
    $141.99
  • Lowest price with coupon
    $46.98
    67% savings
How it works

bacitracin is an antibiotic that prevents infection by stopping bacteria from growing and multiplying.

Quick facts about bacitracin
  • Drug class: Dermatologic
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Generic only

Used for

  • Prevention of infection

Dosage forms

  • Ointment
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What to expect when you take bacitracin for Preventing infection

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Side effect rates for bacitracin

Risks and Warnings for bacitracin

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  • Do not use bacitracin if you are allergic to it. Stop using and ask a doctor if you experience rashes, hives, or other allergic reactions.