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IMPYCID OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 72 for 1 tube(s) (5 GM ointment each)
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Composition for IMPYCID

Mupirocin Topical(NA)

food interaction for IMPYCID

alcohol interaction for IMPYCID

pregnancy interaction for IMPYCID

lactation interaction for IMPYCID

food
alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Impycid ointment at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Impycid 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Impycid ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for IMPYCID

Mupirocin Topical(NA)

Uses

Impycid ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Mupirocin belongs to the class of medications called as antibiotics. It inhibits protein, DNA and cell wall synthesis in the susceptible bacteria and either stops their growth (at low concentration) or kills them (high concentration), thereby curing the infection.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching

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Expert advice for IMPYCID

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for IMPYCID

Mupirocin Topical

Q.Is mupirocin topical good for acne?
No, mupirocin topical should not be used for the treatment of acne

Q.Is mupirocin ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
Mupirocin ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal and viral skin infections

Q.Is mupirocin topical used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin topical is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria

Q.Does mupirocin topical treat eczema?
Mupirocin topical does not treat eczema unless it is infected, which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor

Q.Does mupirocin topical clog pores?
No. Mupirocin topical does not clog pores

Q.Does mupirocin 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)