Bacitracin Polymyxin B
Name: Bacitracin Polymyxin B
Bacitracin Polymyxin B Description
Bacitracin Zinc and Polymyxin B Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP is a sterile antimicrobial ointment formulated for ophthalmic use.
Bacitracin zinc is the zinc salt of bacitracin, a mixture of related cyclic polypeptides (mainly bacitracin A) produced by the growth of an organism of the licheniformis group of Bacillus subtilis var Tracy. It has a potency of not less than 40 bacitracin units per mg. The structural formula for bacitracin A is:
Polymyxin B sulfate is the sulfate salt of polymyxin B1 and B2 which are produced by the growth of Bacillus polymyxa (Prazmowski) Migula (Fam. Bacillaceae). It has a potency of not less than 6,000 polymyxin B units per mg, calculated on an anhydrous basis. The structural formulae are:
Each Gram Contains: ACTIVES: Bacitracin Zinc equal to 500 bacitracin units and Polymyxin B Sulfate equal to 10,000 polymyxin B units; INACTIVES: Mineral Oil and White Petrolatum.
INDlCATlONS AND USAGE
For the treatment of superficial ocular infections involving the conjunctiva and/or cornea caused by organisms susceptible to bacitracin zinc and polymyxin B sulfate.
This product is contraindicated in those individuals who have shown hypersensitivity to any of its components.
How is Bacitracin Polymyxin B Supplied
Bacitracin Zinc and Polymyxin B Sulfate Ophthalmic Ointment USP is available in tubes with an ophthalmic tip applicator in the following size:
3.5 gram tube - NDC 24208-555-55
DO NOT USE IF CAP AND NECKRING ARE NOT INTACT.
Store between 15°-25°C (59°-77°F). KEEP TIGHTLY CLOSED.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
Revised: March 2013
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Bacitracin Zinc and
Polymyxin B Sulfate
[icon- eye] [icon- ointment] [icon- 3.5 gm]
Net wt. 1/8 oz
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