Antibiotic Glue

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Antibiotic Glue

An antibiotic glue with hemostatic properties. Seals bleeding wounds almost immediately and prevents them from getting infected. Also effective against burns. Use with care as it may cause mobile clots in the bloodstream.
Medical Usage
8 uses. Only affects the targeted limb
 Bleeding (-80)*
 Burn (-40)*
 Infected Wound (-600)*
Duration 2s*
8 uses. Only affects the targeted limb
 Bleeding (-60)*
 Burn (-30)*
 Infected Wound (-480)*
 Organ Damage (6.25)*
Duration 2s*
Skill Requirements
Skill Requirements
Medical: 55
Handicap Risk of failure proportional to the skill level.
Medical Fabricator
Skill: Medical: 48
Deconstructor Yield
Minimum Difficulty 25%
Base Price 190 mk
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Identifier antibleeding3
Categories Medical
Tags smallitem, medical

Antibiotic Glue is a powerful, reusable Medical Item used to treat some common injuries extremely effectively.


Antibiotic Glue is used to treat Bleeding, Burns and Infected Wounds. When applied, it will reduce the affliction strength of bleeding and burns by 80 and 40 respectively over a period of 2 second, and infected wound by 400 over 60 seconds. This will only affect the limb on which the Antibiotic Glue is applied. Applying to burned limbs will restore vitality rapidly. Bleeding does not reduce Vitality appreciably, but instead, Antibiotic Glue is extremely effective at reducing the rate of Bloodloss that Bleeding causes (though bleeding on a single limb will rarely reach high enough levels to make full use of Antibiotic Glue's healing power. Antibiotic Glue is one of the few Medical Item to only apply its effects to a single limb. It functions similarly to Bandages and Plastiseal, though differs in that it can be used 8 times.

Antibiotic Glue treats both regular Burns and Acid Burns.

As a disinfectant, it is extremely potent, and will always fully treat a limb of an infection, no matter the strength, and even if the skill check is failed. Additionally, due to its multiples uses, Antibiotic Glue is the most effective way to treat infections.

Bleeding is caused by many attacks from Creatures and hostile Humans. Burns are caused by Fires, failing an electrical repair, various weapons such as Flamers and Ancient Weapons, Explosives, Radiation Sickness, and some Creature attacks, such as Fractal Guardians and Watchers. Infected Wounds are caused by Thresher bites, or can develop from Bleeding or Burns on higher difficulties.


Like all Medical Items, Antibiotic Glue can be applied via the Health GUI (Default Key H). See this page for more information on usage.

Antibiotic Glue cannot be loaded into a Syringe Gun, though it can be swung by hand.

Antibiotic Glue is used to craft Deusizine.

Even though Antibiotic Glue can be applied by hand on another character, this is not recommended, as targeting a specific limb is difficult, and the effects will only be applied to whichever limb is hit.


Per use, Antibiotic Glue is the most effective way to treat Bleeding, being much more effective than Plastiseal, and is only slightly weaker at treating Burns. A single use of Antibiotic Glue will completely treat a limb in the majority of cases, and applies its effects in only two seconds. These factors make Antibiotic Glue extremely effective as a life-saving medicine.

Consideration should be made for the resource cost of using Antibiotic Glue for treating Bleeding and Burns, due to its fabrication recipe using Stabilozine, Broad-spectrum Antibiotics, and Elastin, all of which are components in other important medicines. Additionally, since each Antibiotic Glue is so effective, a single limb will rarely be injured enough to make full use of each dose, making it potentially less worthwhile to use as a general medicine. Plastiseal and especially Bandages effectively treat most of the same Afflictions for fewer resources, and are recommended as a slightly cheaper alternative, especially earlier on in a campaign.

For treating Infected Wounds, Antibiotic Glue is the single best medicine. Each usage consumes the resource equivalent of 0.25 Broad-spectrum Antibiotics, and 0.125 Stabilozine and Elastin, and completely cures an infection for minimal or no side effects, making it much more effective than the next best disinfectant (that being Broad-spectrum Antibiotics, which causes appreciable amounts of Organ Damage).

It is cheaper to purchase the fabrication ingredients separately and fabricate than to purchase Antibiotic Glue directly (144 marks to purchase materials vs 171 marks to purchase directly.)

Fabrication & Deconstruction

Medical Fabricator Items
Crafting Materials Crafting Talent, Skill, Time Item Deconstruction Time Deconstruction Yield
Antibiotic Glue
Liquid Oxygenite
Medical 70

20 Antibiotic Glue
Liquid Oxygenite
Medical Items
Basic Chemicals