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Bacitracin - What should I do if there's an allergic reaction?

My eye surgeon had me use Bacitracin ointment on my eyes after surgery. My eyes began itching uncontrollably and after a few days, were swollen and red.

Posted 14 Nov 2015 1 answer

Blepharitis - can I give Bacitracin if the patient is allergic to erythromycin?

these are antibiotic ointment. Thank you.

Posted 8 Sep 2015 1 answer

Can I use Bacitracin Antibiotic whater-jel for chapped lips/cold sores?

I seem to have an allergic reaction when using any type of chap stick, it cases cold sore and fever blisters when I try to use them. I am guessing I may be alergic to beeswax

Posted 15 Nov 2013 2 answers

Can mupirocin be substituted for bacitracin for wound management?

Open wound treatment began with bacitracin ointment. Can mupirocin be used instead of bacitracin to continue treatment?

Posted 12 May 2011 1 answer

Bacitracin becomes yellow?

I put clear Bacitracin ointment on my infected abrasion wound. I said infected because the area around the wound is swollen, warm, and tender to touch. The Bacitracin eventually turns into pus-like ...

Posted 10 Mar 2015 1 answer

What topical medication is use for skin mrsa?

i needs to know if bacitracin or bactroban is the correct medication to use

Posted 3 Jun 2013 1 answer

Is it safe to use the bacitracin Zinc and Polimyxin b sulfate ointment if is has expired for 1 year?

I need to use the ointment, but it is not available at the store. the tube i have expired on 02/13 and it is now 5/14. Is it harmful to use the expired substance?

Posted 17 May 2014 1 answer

Is this safe???

i have zinc toxicitity and my copper levels are very low my doctor just prescribed bacitracin zinc ointment for a injury I have on my foot after I dropped a sharp object and needed stiches. it is ...

Posted 11 Sep 2014 1 answer

Blepharoconjunctivitis -?

Is it OK to use bacitracin ointment around myeyes to help with dry skin (red, scaly, tender) while I'm using polytrim drops?

Posted 10 Sep 2014 1 answer

Bacitracin/Polymyxin B - How do you apply?

How do you apply to the eye? The box says to spread on the perimeter of the eye but the instruction sheet says to place in the eye itself.

Posted 30 Jun 2014 1 answer

May I use Bacitracin Topical to treat blisters caused by Cellulitis?

Cellulitis of the lower legs is causing blisters. After washing with a mild soap and water may I apply Bacitracin to the affected area?

Posted 27 Jul 2013 1 answer

Is Tri-Otic Ointment harmful to humans?

I accidently put a drop of it on a wound on my arm, thinking is was bacitracin.

Posted 11 Dec 2013 2 answers

Can bacitracin eye ointment be used on a cut on the body will it work the same?

Can the eye ointment be subsituted for the tropical cuz I have they eye ointment but I have a bad cut on my arm and wanted to make sure it's safe to use the eye ointment on my cut

Posted 3 Jun 2013 1 answer

My son has been using Silvadene for about 3 weeks. His burn is finally healing, but that yucky,?

... grey/brown skin discoloration is getting worse. I've switched to Bacitracin, that's what the Dr prescribed for his other burns. Is this ever gonna go away? I've seen some people ...

Posted 25 Jan 2013 2 answers

Can I use mupirocin on "shingles"? Am now trying bacitracin. Which is more effective?

I contracted herpes zoster some weeks ago, took a regimen of antibiotics (orally) and am following up with bacitracin. Is mupirocin an alternative topical curative?

Posted 7 Mar 2010 1 answer

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