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Composition for MUPIFIN F

Fluticasone(2%),Mupirocin(NA)

food interaction for MUPIFIN F

alcohol interaction for MUPIFIN F

pregnancy interaction for MUPIFIN F

lactation interaction for MUPIFIN F

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Mupifin f ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MUPIFIN F

Fluticasone(2%)

Uses

Fluticasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus .

How it works

Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nose bleed, Fever, Chest tightness, Cough, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Nasal congestion, Sinus pain, Sneezing, Sore throat, Stomach upset, Vomiting, White spots in the mouth
Mupirocin(NA)

Uses

Mupirocin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Mupirocin is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria (such as Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogens) by blocking the protein synthesis.

Common side effects

Rash, Allergic reaction, Itching, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation

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Expert advice for MUPIFIN F

  • Do not use the medicine (inhaler or spray): If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation of you are allergic to milk proteins.
  • Do not use the fluticasone cream on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.

Frequently asked questions for MUPIFIN F

Fluticasone

Q.Is fluticasone an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?
Fluticasone is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma

Q.Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa

Q.Is fluticasone available over the counter?
No. Fluticasone is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter

Q.Is Fluticasone the same as Nasonex/Flonase?
Fluticasone is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray

Q.Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication

Q.What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose

Q.Is fluticasone used for cold?
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold

Q.Can I take fluticasone with Benadryl/Sudafed/Zyrtec/ Afrin/Allegra/Mucinex?
Yes. Fluticasone may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor

Q.Does fluticasone propionate cause weight gain/drowsiness/ wakefulness?
Fluticasone may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q.Is fluticasone addictive?
No. Fluticasone is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance

Q.Dose fluticasone cause nose bleeds?
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of fluticasone nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor

Q.Can I take fluticasone if I have high blood pressure?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking fluticasone if you have high blood pressure.

Mupirocin

Q.Is mupirocin 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 mupirocin ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
No. Mupirocin is used as an antibacterial ointment

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

Q.Does mupirocin treat eczema?
No, not unless you have infected eczema which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor

Q.Does mupirocin clog pores?
No. Mupirocin 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 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)