"When I see a staph infection of the eye, I turn to Bacitracin.  I trust it to work—it’s that basic.”
Ophthalmologist, MA
Bacitracin Ophthalmic Ointment USP

Now Also Available in a 1 g tube!


Proof positive for more eyes

  • Proven therapeutic utility in a variety of superficial ocular infections, including blepharitis and conjunctivitis1
  • Profound activity against common gram-positive pathogens -- Streptococci, Staphylococci1, and MRSA2,3--with a sensitivity profile that's remained virtually unchanged over time4
  • Convenient dosing -- 1 to 3 times daily1
  • Tier 1 co-pay on most insurance plans5
 
 
 
References:  1. Bacitracin Ophthalmic Ointment [Package Insert].  Locust Valley, NY, Fera Pharmaceuticals, LLC, 2009.  2.  Kowalski RP, Karenchak LM, Romanowski EG. Infectious disease: changing antibiotic susceptibility. Ophthalmol Clin N Am 2003;16:1-9.  3.  Freidlin J, Acharya N, Lietman TM, Cevallos V, Whitcher JP, Margolis TP. Spectrum of eye disease caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Ophthalmol 2007;144:313-315.  4.   Recchia FM, Busbee BG, Pearlman RB, Carvalho-Recchia CA, Ho AC. Changing trends in the microbiologic aspects of postcataract endophthalmitis. Arch Ophthalmol 2005;123:341-346.
Bacitracin Ophthalmic Ointment is indicated for the treatment of superficial ocular infections involving the conjunctiva and/or cornea caused by Bacitracin susceptible organisms.  
 
Important Safety Information 
Bacitracin ophthalmic ointment should not be used in deep-seated ocular infections or in those that are likely to become systemic.
This product should not be used in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Bacitracin.

 
Bacitracin Ophthalmic Ointment USP
Strength: 500 units of Bacitracin per gram
TEE rating: RLD           
How supplied: 3.5 g sterile tamper-proof tube and 1 g x 3 tubes
NDC#: 48102-007-35 and 48102-007-13