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MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

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Composition FOR MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

Mupirocin Topical(2% w/w)

food interaction for MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

alcohol interaction for MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

pregnancy interaction for MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

lactation interaction for MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

medicine interaction for MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Mupirocin 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Mupirocin 2% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

Mupirocin Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Mupirocin 2% ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

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

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching

COMMON DOSAGE FOR MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

Patients taking MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

  • 72%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day
  • 6%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

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  • T BACT OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 18.35/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 91.75
    pay 134% more per GM of ointment
  • BACTROBAN 2% W/W OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 16.93/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 84.65
    pay 116% more per GM of ointment
  • MUPIFEN 2%W/W OINTMENT
    (15 GM ointment in tube)
    Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 19/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 285
    pay 143% more per GM of ointment
  • GALBACT OINTMENT
    (5 GM ointment in tube)
    Galpha Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 21/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 105
    pay 168% more per GM of ointment
  • T MUCE OINTMENT
    (3 GM ointment in tube)
    Leeford Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 25/GM of ointment
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    Rs. 75
    pay 219% more per GM of ointment

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Expert advice FOR MUPIROCIN 2% 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR MUPIROCIN 2% OINTMENT

Mupirocin Topical

Q.

What is topical mupirocin?
Mupirocin topical is an antibacterial cream which has a bacteriostatic action (does not kill the bacteria, only stops the growth of bacteria).

Q.

What is mupirocin topical used for?
Mupirocin topical 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.

Q.

Is mupirocin topical good for acne?
Muupirocin topical is not indicated for the treatment of acne.

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

Q.

Is mupirocin topical used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin topical 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.

Q.

Does mupirocin topical treat eczema?
Mupirocin topical 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.

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

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Does mupirocin ointment is used to stop itching?
No. mupirocin 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.

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Is mupirocin a topical steroid?
No, mupirocin is not a topical steroid.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)