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Galbact Ointment

Galpha Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Galbact Ointment

Primary uses of Galbact Ointment

5 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Galbact Ointment

Uses of Galbact Ointment

Galbact Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Galbact Ointment side effects


Side Effect of Galbact is Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Galbact Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Galbact Ointment works

Galbact Ointment is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause skin infections by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. Thus, it prevents the skin infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Galbact Ointment

Expert advice for Galbact Ointment

Do not start or continue mupirocin and consult your doctor: 
  • if you are allergic to mupirocin, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • if the patient is less than 1 year old.
Mupirocin can cause severe skin reactions or allergies, thrush (a yeast infection) may develop if mupirocin is used for a long time, so skin may have  bright red spots which may be very itchy with small pustules . If this occurs, tell your doctor.Keep the cream away from your eyes. If the cream gets into your eyes accidentally, wash them thoroughly with water.Use nasal preparation of mupirocin for preventing or treating infections inside your nose.
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Galbact Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Galbact Ointment
No interaction found/established
Galbact Ointment 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.
Galbact Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Galbact Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Mupirocin

Q. Is Galbact good for acne?
Yes. It is good for acne
Q. Is mupirocin ointment a steroid or contain sulphur?
No, mupirocin is an antibiotic
Q. Is Galbact ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
No. Galbact is used as an antibacterial ointment
Q. Is Galbact used for diaper rash?
Galbact is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria
Q. Does Galbact treat eczema?
No, not unless you have infected eczema which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor
Q. Does Galbact clog pores?
No. Galbact does not clog pores
Q. Does Galbact ointment used to stop itching?
No. The indication is not itching but infection. Normally when infection is taken care of, itching subsidises on its own.

Substitutes for Galbact Ointment

T-Bact 2% Ointment
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹21.9/gm of Ointment
4% costlier
B Bact 2% Ointment
Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹21.9/gm of Ointment
4% costlier
Mupi Ointment
Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
₹19/gm of Ointment
save 10%
Supirocin 2% Ointment
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹22.7/gm of Ointment
8% costlier
Mupimet Ointment
Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹21.8/gm of Ointment
4% costlier
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