General English name: Bacitracin Ointment

Brand: Baciguent

Application: Skin infection caused by cuts and burns


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Medicinal forms of bacitracin ointment

Eye ointment, skin ointment


Pharmacological information of bacitracin ointment

Bacitracin ointment is used to prevent harmful skin infections caused by small cuts or burns. Bacitracin is an antibiotic that stops the growth of certain bacteria. The antibiotic bacitracin only prevents bacterial infections; it is not effective against viral or fungal infections. Be aware that unnecessary or excessive use of any antibiotic can reduce its effectiveness.

If you need more information about bacitracin eye ointment, refer to the relevant page.


Dosage and method of consumption of bacitracin ointment

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

The dosage of this ointment may vary from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

Before using bacitracin ointment, wash and dry the affected area thoroughly and then apply the ointment on the affected area.

If your illness does not improve or worsens 1 week after taking this ointment, see your doctor.

Wash and dry your hands before and after using bacitracin ointment to prevent the spread of infection.

Avoid contact of bacitracin ointment with eyes, lips, mouth, nasal cavities.

Take bacitracin ointment regularly to make it work for you.

Do not use bacitracin ointment on large areas of skin.

Do not use this ointment for serious skin infections. Ask your doctor first before using this medicine for serious skin injuries (such as deep wounds, insect bites, serious burns). For these types of diseases, the treatment may be different, consult your doctor for more information.


Contraindications to the use of bacitracin ointment

Note the expiration date of bacitracin ointment and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give this ointment to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with bacitracin ointment, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.


Consumption of bacitracin ointment during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.


Drug Interactions Bacitracin Ointment

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.


Special warnings and precautions when taking bacitracin ointment

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking bacitracin ointment:


Side effects of bacitracin ointment

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

Local skin infections: Consult your doctor if it persists.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of bacitracin ointment.


Overuse of bacitracin ointment (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.


Storage conditions of bacitracin ointment

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.