from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A polypeptide antibiotic obtained from a strain of a bacterium (Bacillus subtilis) and used as a topical ointment in the treatment of certain bacterial infections, especially those caused by cocci.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a polypeptide antibacterial antibiotic of known chemical structure effective against several types of Gram-positive organisms, and usually used topically for superficial local infection.
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- noun A
nonprescription antibiotic, usually provided in topical ointment form and discovered as a product of the bacterium Bacillus subtilis.
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- noun a polypeptide antibiotic of known chemical structure effective against several types of Gram-positive organisms; usually applied locally
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
It appears as honey-colored crusty lesions and can be treated with topical antibiotics like Bactroban (mupirocin—prescription-strength bacitracin) four times a day or oral antibiotics like amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin) or erythromycin.
Oral antibiotics will treat it, as will Bactroban but not bacitracin; you need the prescription strength four times a day topically.
Not much I can do with my hair, she thought, applying the bacitracin to her face.
Marzo et only three how such bacitracin efficient.
Petroleum-based Vaseline, Neosporin, or bacitracin cream to keep wounds moist
Coat the area with bacitracin, Neosporin, or Vaseline.
For the small blisters, apply a sterile moisturizer like bacitracin or Neosporin twice a day and leave them intact.
"Wait -- I've got just the thing for that," I said, reaching for my bacitracin, gauze and tape the interns have well-stocked cargo pants.
I put the patient's hand on the clerk's desk and squirted some bacitracin onto the gauze.
Hooray for 10-day antibiotic treatments and bacitracin.