Bacitracin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bacitracin?

(bas i TRAY sin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat skin infections.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat eye infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

Eye:

• Blurred vision. Use caution when driving or doing other tasks that require you to have clear vision.

• Eye irritation.

• Bright lights may be irritating. Use sunglasses.

Topical:

• Skin irritation.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest...

 
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