Bacitracin is an antibiotic that kills bacteria.
Bacitracin ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking bacitracin ophthalmic: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.