Active Ingredient(s):Bacitracin + Neomycin + Polymyxin B Pharm Company: *PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN Category:Antibiotics
Bacitracin is a polypeptide antibiotic. It is a mixture of related cyclic peptides produced by Bacillus licheniformis bacteria, that was first isolated from the variety "Tracy I" (ATCC 10716) in 1945. These peptides disrupt Gram-positive bacteria by interfering with cell wall and peptidoglycan synthesis.
Bacitracin is primarily used as a topical preparation, as it can cause kidney damage when used internally. It is generally safe when u...
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