Bacitracin injection is an antibiotic that treats staph infection caused by a bacteria called staphylococcus (STAF-il-oh-KOK-us).
Bacitracin injection is used in infants to treat pneumonia. It is also used to treat an infection that causes pus to build up between the lungs and the membrane that covers them.
Side effects include:
Nephrotoxicity (albuminuria, cylindruria, azotemia, rising blood concentrations of the drug); GI effects (nausea, vomiting); pain at injection site; hypersensitivity reactions (rash).
(bacitracin) injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution