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BACITRACIN
Bacitracin

Indications

Prevents infection of minor cuts, burns, or scrapes.

Brand Names


Therasoft First Aid
Baciguent
Quality Choice Bacitracin

When You Should Not Take The Medication

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to bacitracin. Do not use this medicine in your eyes, over large areas of your body, or use it for longer than 7 days in a row.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine


Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of the used medicine container and any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine


Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Signs of infection (swelling, warmth, redness, pus) of your wound or skin injury.

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Mild itching or skin rash.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.