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Bacitracin and Lidocaine Topical

    DEA Class;  Rx

    Common Brand Names; CVS Bacitracin With Pain Relief

    • Anesthetics, Topical; 
    • Antibacterials, Topical

    Bacitracin: Inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis, by preventing the incorporation of amino acids and nucleotides into the cell wall

    Lidocaine: Topical anesthetics that reversibly block nerve conduction near their site of administration, thereby producing temporary loss of sensation in a limited area

    Indicated to prevent infection and temporarily relieve pain in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns

    Hypersensitivity to bacitracin, lidocaine, or other anesthetic amides (eg, bupivacaine)


    Hypersensitivity (rare)

    For external use only

    Avoid contact with eyes

    Do not use over large areas of body

    Not for deep puncture wound, animal bites, or serious burns

    Discontinue if swelling, rash, or fever develops

    Discontinue if irritation, pain, or redness persist or worsens, or if symptoms do not improve in 7 days

    Do not use for >7 days unless directed by physician

    Pregnancy Category: C

    Lactation: not known if distributed in milk

    Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs


    After cleaning affected area, apply small amount topically 1-3 times/day; cover with sterile bandage


    Safety and efficacy not established



    • (500 units/4%)/g