Overview

Uses of Mupricon Ointment
Mupricon Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
Mupricon Ointment side effects
Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
How to use Mupricon 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 Mupricon Ointment works
Mupricon Ointment is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause skin infections by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. Thus, it prevents the skin infection from spreading.
Mupricon Ointment related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mupricon 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.
Lactation
Mupricon Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Mupricon Ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections such as impetigo.
  • Apply to the affected area of skin three times a day. A dressing can be applied over the treated area if needed. Clean and dry the affected area before application.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • It can cause slight irritation at the application site. Let your doctor know if the irritation does not go away.
  • Do not use for more than 10 days. Throw away any cream that is left over.
  • If your skin condition does not improve within 3 to 5 days, see your doctor.

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is Mupricon 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 Mupricon ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
No. Mupricon is used as an antibacterial ointment
Q. Is Mupricon used for diaper rash?
Mupricon is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria
Q. Does Mupricon treat eczema?
No, not unless you have infected eczema which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor
Q. Does Mupricon clog pores?
No. Mupricon does not clog pores
Q. Does Mupricon 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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