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BACiiM Side Effects

Generic Name: bacitracin

Note: This document contains side effect information about bacitracin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name BACiiM.

For the Consumer

Applies to bacitracin: parenteral powder for injection

Side effects include:

Nephrotoxicity (albuminuria, cylindruria, azotemia, rising blood concentrations of the drug); GI effects (nausea, vomiting); pain at injection site; hypersensitivity reactions (rash).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to bacitracin: compounding powder, intramuscular powder for injection


Frequency not reported: Nephrotoxic reactions (including albuminuria, cylindruria, azotemia)[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Rising blood levels with no increase in dose[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Nausea, vomiting[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Injection site pain[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Skin rashes[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Bacitracin (bacitracin)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.

Some side effects of BACiiM may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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