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Bacitracin (Septa)

Also known as Polysporin, Cortisporin Ointment, Mycitracin Plus Pain Reliever, Neosporin Ointment, Ak-Tracin, Baci-Im, Baciguent, Betadine Antibiotic, Campho-Phenique Maximum Strength, and Medi-Quik

Bacitracin is a mixture of related cyclic polypeptides produced by organisms of the licheniformis group of Bacillus subtilis var Tracy, isolation of which was first reported in 1945. These peptides disrupt both gram positive and gram negative bacteria by interfering with cell wall and peptidoglycan synthesis.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $63.61 for an average of 14 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed bacitracin to treat burn, open wound of the finger, open wound of the head, and open wound of the hand.

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