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This medication is used to prevent infection and temporarily relieve pain in minor burns, cuts, nicks, scrapes, scratches and abrasions. It used topically in bacterial infections caused by sensitive organisms associated with inflammatory and / or allergic conditions of the eye


This medication is contraindicated in patients with allergies caused by the ingredients in this product therefore consult your healthcare provider

Side effects

This medication usually has no side effects. Rarely a very serious allergic reaction to this drug may occur which is characterized by rash (change in color and texture of skin), itching/swelling especially of face; tongue; throat, severe dizziness (feeling of being sleepy), and trouble breathing.

Expert Advice

-Discontinue immediately and contact your healthcare provider if there is rash or allergic reaction or if there is no improvement or worsening of condition

-Avoid contact with eye, eyelids, fingers

-Apply as advised by your healthcare provider

-For external use only

-Wash and dry area gently before application

-Apply a thin layer of medication over affected areas

-Rub lightly. Apply dressing to the applied area only if needed

-Contact your healthcare provider if no improvement is seen or the condition is worsening

-Do not use for long time around genital, rectal and other sensitive parts

-Exposure of affected areas to direct sunlight must be avoided 


How long can I use this medication?

Do not use bacitracin for longer than 7 days in a row

How does this medication work?

This medication stops bacterial growth

What if I miss a dose?

Since bacitracin topical is when needed, you are not likely to miss a dose.

Will this medicine cause scars?

This medicine is highly unlikely to cause scars. However frequent and harsh itching may leave scars. For further guidance, consult your healthcare provider.

What should I avoid while using this medicine?

Bacitracin topical is for use only on the skin. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina. If this does happen, rinse with water

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call your healthcare provider

Can I use too much of this medicine?

Bacitracin is very safe, however getting it in the eyes may cause redness, some pain and itching.