Bacterial infections:

Indications for: Bacitracin Injection

Treatment of infants with pneumonia and empyema caused by susceptible staphylococci infections.

Adult Dosage:

Not applicable.

Children Dosage:

Give by IM inj in upper outer quadrant of buttocks. Rotate inj site. <2.5kg: 900Units/kg/day in 2‒3 divided doses. >2.5kg: 1000Units/kg/day in 2‒3 divided doses.

Bacitracin Injection Warnings/Precautions:

Administer only where adequate lab facilities available with constant patient supervision. Monitor renal function; discontinue if nephrotoxicity occurs. Maintain adequate fluid intake.

Bacitracin Injection Classification:


Bacitracin Injection Interactions:

Avoid concomitant nephrotoxic drugs (eg, streptomycin, kanamycin, polymyxin B, polymyxin E (colistin), neomycin).

Adverse Reactions:

Nephrotoxicity (albuminuria, cylindruria, azotemia), nausea, vomiting, inj site pain, rash; superinfection.


Formerly known under the brand name BACiiM.

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