Bacitracin is used to prevent minor skin infections caused by small cuts, abrasions, or burns. Bacitracin works by preventing the growth of certain bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics.
This antibiotic can only prevent bacterial infections. It is not suitable for viral or fungal infections. Unnecessary use or excessive use of any antibiotics may reduce their effectiveness.
Pharmacological effects of bacitracin
Bacitracin is a polypeptide antibiotic with many components. It is a slow bactericide, which can specifically inhibit the dephosphorylation of bacterial cell wall synthesis stage, affect the transport of phospholipids and the delivery of mucopeptides to the cell wall scaffold, and inhibit bacterial cell wall degradation. Synthesize and damage the cell membrane, causing the outflow of ions and amino acids and the death of bacteria.
What is bacitracin used for?
It is used for local skin and soft tissue infections, skin wound infections, large-area surgery or burns infections, eye and conjunctival infections, facial and oral infections, bladder irrigation or abscess injection
The drug is used only on the skin. If you want to self-medicate, follow all instructions on the product packaging. If you have any questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Wash your hands before use. Clean and dry the affected area. Then, lightly apply a small amount of medicine in a thin layer (do not exceed the fingertip dose), usually 1 to 3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. If you are using the spray form, shake the bottle well before each use. You can cover the area with a sterile bandage. Please wash your hands after use.
Avoid getting this medicine into your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this happens, wipe the medicine and rinse thoroughly with water.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit. To help you remember, use it at the same time every day. Do not use this medication in large quantities, do not use it more frequently, or use it for longer than directed. Your condition will not get better anytime soon, and the risk of side effects may increase. Unless you are instructed by a doctor, do not use this product for more than 1 week.
Please follow the doctor's advice for specific usage and dosage, please do not use it without authorization!
What are the side effects of Bacitracin?
1. Common mild skin allergies, rashes, itching, redness and irritation are common for external use, and are generally mild. Severe systemic allergies are rare. Large doses of perfusion are slightly absorbed, which may cause nephrotoxicity. 2. Intramuscular injection may cause local pain, and may cause hematuria, proteinuria, and local induration. 3. Common reactions such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain after oral administration.
Precautions for using bacitracin
1. Use with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. 2. There are reports of necrosis of renal tubules and glomerulus by intramuscular injection, and attention should be paid to monitoring renal function
Systemic application can produce severe nephrotoxicity, local application is less irritating, allergic reactions are rare, resistant to enzymes, bacteria develop resistance to it slowly, and acquired drug-resistant strains are extremely rare, and the titer is not affected by pus or sputum. Because of the influence of fluid, blood, exudate and necrotic tissue, it is often used as a topical anti-infective.
Bacitracin use as a veterinary medicine
Bacitracin is not suitable for systemic treatment. It can be taken orally to treat bacterial diarrhea of livestock and treponemal diarrhea of pigs. Topical application: its eye ointment, ruanyu or compound ointment treat skin wounds, soft tissues, eyes, ears, oral cavity and other infections caused by sensitive bacteria.
Please follow the advice of a veterinarian or expert to use the medicine.
What specimen can be detected by BALLYA Bacitracin Test?
Specimen include: all kinds of feeds and food. Widely used in feed industry and food processing industry. You can choose the right products according to your needs.
Significance of testing Bacitracin
To protect the animal have health feed, food and avoid contaminated food. The bacitracin is harmful for animal being, can not take too much in the body.
1. Take feed or food specimen 2. Add the supernatant to cassette 3. Wait for 15 minutes to result 4. The details of operation, refer to the kit instruction
Limitations of BALLYA Bacitracin Test?
BALLYA Bacitracin Test is a qualitative test kit. It’s only for screening purpose. If have positive cases or suspected case, maybe use other detection method to make a further detection, such as, ELISA, PCR, qPCR, etc.
As a pharmaceutical feed additive, bacitracin can significantly promote weight gain and increase feed conversion rate, and is widely used in the field of livestock and poultry breeding. However, many people do not pay attention to the dosage and usage of bacitracin, which leads to the residue of bacitracin in food. Bacitracin is harmful to the human body and should be avoided as much as possible. The BALLYA Bacitracin Test provided by BALLYAcan effectively detect the bacitracin in the samples. Simple operation, short detection time and high accuracy are the characteristics of this product.