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Hospital Pharmacy Distributing to Nursing Center Baciim 50,000u for Injection (ndc# 39822-0277-2) Will Unconstituted Baciim Injection Vials be unstable and potency altered if left at room temperature? A nursing department neglected to put the stock of...
by Brenda D. Hu in Honolulu,HI, 07/21/2006
If a patient receives Baciim IV instead of IM by mistake, what should be done? Is Baciim dialyzed?
by Melissa in PA, 01/22/2008
Baciim (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information
Baciim (Injection) Medication Classification
Baciim (Injection) Brandname
Baciim (Injection) is used for the Treatment
Bacitracin (bas-i-TRAY-sin) Treats babies who have a specific type of pneumonia or infection that produces pus. These infections are caused by a bacteria called staphylococcus (staf-uh-low-KAH-kus).
When To Not Use Baciim (Injection)
Your child should not receive this medicine if he or she has had an allergic reaction to bacitracin.
How Should You Use Baciim (Injection)
Proper Baciim (Injection) Storage
Store Baciim (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Baciim (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Baciim (Injection)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Make sure your child's doctor knows if your child is using any other antibiotic medicines such as streptomycin, polymyxin B, polymyxin E (colistin), neomycin, kanamycin (Kantrex®), amikacin (Amikin®), tobramycin, or gentamicin (Garamycin®).
- Tell the doctor if you are giving your child any pain or fever medicines such as acetaminophen (Infant's or Children's Tylenol®) or ibuprofen (Children's Motrin®).
Baciim (Injection) Warnings
- Make sure your child's doctor knows if your child has a history of kidney disease.
- This medicine should be given only in a hospital or health care facility. Your child must be watched closely while using this medicine.
- The health caregiver will closely monitor how much fluid your child drinks and how much they urinate. If your child becomes dehydrated and cannot swallow liquids, he or she might be given fluids through a tube in their vein (IV).
- Tell your child's doctor right away if you think your child's symptoms are getting worse. Also tell the doctor if you think your child is having new symptoms.
Baciim (Injection) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your child's face or hands, swelling or tingling in your child's mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
- Change in how much or how often your child urinates.
- Lower back pain. If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Pain, swelling, or burning where the shot is given.