A 48-year-old member asked:
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what is bacitracin ointment used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bacitracin ointment: Bacitracin treats bacterial infections.
Answered on May 10, 2015
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Bacitracin: To prevent minor skin infections caused by small cuts, scrapes or burns. It is an antibiotic ointment.
Answered on Jun 11, 2016

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Over the counter Bacitracin ointment is available without a prescription.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BACITRACIN OINTMENT: Bacitracin ointment is in every drug store. You do not need a prescription.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bacitracin ointment: "This product should not be used in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Bacitracin." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/bacitracin.html
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not quite: Commonly sold over-the-counter antibacterial topical medications (such as ointment for skin) include: (1) Neosporin or Triple Antibiotic containing ba ... Read More

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