BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM

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Medicine Overview of Bactroban Cream

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Uses of Bactroban Cream

BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Bactroban Cream

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Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.

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How to use Bactroban Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Bactroban Cream works

Bactroban 2% w/w cream is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Bactroban Cream

Expert advice for Bactroban Cream

  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Patients allergic to mupirocin or any of its ingredients.
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Warnings
Special precautions for BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BACTROBAN 2% W/W CREAM may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bactroban 2% w/w Cream

Frequently asked questions for Mupirocin Topical

Bactroban is indicated for the treatment of secondarily infected traumatic lesions like abrasions, sutured wounds and small lacerations with susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Bactroban is not indicated for the treatment of acne.
Bactroban is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal (yeast) and viral (herpes or ringworm) infections.
Bactroban is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash is associated with bacterial infection. Please consult your doctor before using this for an infected diaper rash.
Bactroban is not indicated for the treatment of eczema but can be used in case eczema is associated with infection. Please consult your doctor before using mupirocin in this condition, as eczema should be diagnosed by a doctor before it is being treated.
No. Bactroban does not clog pores.
No. Bactroban is not indicated to relieve itching. Its indicated for the treatment of infections. If there is itching because of the underlying infection, then itching may subside when the infection is treated.
No, Bactroban is not a topical steroid.
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