MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection is a life-threatening bacterial infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. Severe cases usually require hospitalization for treatment. MRSA infections are usually treated with systemic antibiotics, either orally or intravenously. Topical bacitracin in combination with neomycin and polymyxin B might be added to the therapy.
- Q What should I avoid while using bacitracin?
- Q Does bacitracin treat impetigo?
- Q How soon after using bacitracin will my symptoms improve?
- Q Does bacitracin ophthalmic have sulfa in it?
- Q How should I use bacitracin?
- Q Does bacitracin interact with other medications or foods?