MU 2% Ointment

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₹18.58/Ointment
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of MU Ointment

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Uses of MU Ointment

MU 2% Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of MU Ointment

Common

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.

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How to use MU 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 MU Ointment works

Mu 2% ointment stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on MU Ointment

Expert advice for MU 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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Warnings
Special precautions for MU 2% Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
MU 2% 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.
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Lactation
MU 2% 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 MU 2% Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
MU 2% Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
MU 2% Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MU 2% Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
MU 2% Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MU 2% Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MU 2% Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Mupirocin Topical

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