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Bacitracin Side Effects

Applies to bacitracin: intramuscular powder for injection

Get emergency medical help if your baby has any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.

While receiving bacitracin injection, your baby will be watched for the following side effects:

  • diarrhea that is watery or bloody;

  • urinating more than usual or more often;

  • little or no urinating (fewer wet diapers);

  • blood in the urine;

  • lower back pain; or

  • painful urination.

Common side effects include:

  • nausea, vomiting;

  • mild skin rash; or

  • pain, burning, or swelling where the medicine was injected.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

Not all side effects for bacitracin may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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