Bactroban Cream (Bactroban Ointment)
Generic name: Mupirocin
Mupirocin (pseudomonic acid A, or Bactroban) is an antibiotic originally isolated from Pseudomonas fluorescens. It is used topically, and is primarily effective against Gram-positive bacteria. ach gram of Bactroban ointment 2% contains 20 mg mupirocin in a bland water miscible ointment base (polyethylene glycol ointment) consisting of polyethylene glycol 400 and polyethylene glycol 3350. Mupirocin is a naturally occurring antibiotic.
Uses of Bactroban
Side Effects of Bactroban
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using Bactroban. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Bactroban:
Drug Interaction :-
Other topical medications may change the way that your skin absorbs mupirocin topical. Avoid using other products on the same area at the same time unless directed to do so by your doctor.
An overdose of mupirocin topical is rare. Consult a doctor if you suspect an overdose. No symptoms of an overdose are known.
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