bacitracin

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

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

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    $110.95
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Quick facts about bacitracin
  • Drug class: Dermatologic
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Generic only

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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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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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.