Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment

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₹19.0/Ointment
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Mupifen Ointment

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Uses of Mupifen Ointment

Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Mupifen Ointment

Common

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.

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How to use Mupifen 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 Mupifen Ointment works

Mupifen 2% w/w ointment stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Mupifen Ointment

Expert advice for Mupifen 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 Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mupifen 2% w/w 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
Mupifen 2% w/w 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 Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mupifen 2% w/w Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Mupirocin Topical

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