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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

  • 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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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.
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 Galbact Ointment via licking.
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 Topical

Galbact 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.
Galbact is not indicated for the treatment of acne.
Galbact is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal (yeast) and viral (herpes or ringworm) infections.
Galbact 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.
Galbact 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. Galbact does not clog pores.
No. Galbact 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, Galbact is not a topical steroid.

Substitutes for Galbact Ointment

T-Bact 2% Ointment
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹20.16/gm of Ointment
save 4%
K Bact Ointment
Indi Pharma
₹19.8/gm of Ointment
save 6%
Mutop Ointment
Dupen Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹23/gm of Ointment
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Must Cream
Prism Life Sciences Ltd
₹21/gm of Cream
same price
T-Muce Ointment
Leeford Healthcare Ltd
₹26.67/gm of Ointment
27% costlier
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