What is Bacitracin?

An antibacterial antibiotic polypeptide of known chemical structure isolated from cultures of an aerobic, gram-positive, spore-bearing bacillus (member of the Bacillus subtilis group); active against hemolytic streptococci, staphylococci, and several types of gram-positive, aerobic, rod-shaped organisms; usually applied locally. Zinc bacitracin is also available.

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I have conjunctivitis in one eye. I have a recent prescription for bacitracin eye ointment. Will that help?...

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No it won't work

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Bacitracin won't work unfortunately. It has neosporin would not help in conjunctivitis causing...

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I have been prescribed poly bacitracin antibiotic ointment to treat external itching on the crease of both my inner upper thigh area/ outter part...

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You seem to be Tinea Cruris which is fungal infection of groin crease. You have already...

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