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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Prevention of infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns (topical formulation)
  • Superficial eye infections (ophthalmic formulation)
  • Treatment of infants with pneumonia and empyema (IM bacitracin)

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Component of irrigation solutions

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Last updated: March 26, 2015