Medicine Overview of Pirocin Ointment
Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.
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.
Pirocin Ointment is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.
In Depth Information on Pirocin 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.
Pirocin Ointment related warnings
No interaction found
Pirocin 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.
Pirocin 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 Pirocin Ointment via licking.
Pirocin Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pirocin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pirocin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Pirocin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pirocin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Pirocin Ointment
Pirocin 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.
Pirocin is not indicated for the treatment of acne.
Pirocin is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal (yeast) and viral (herpes or ringworm) infections.
Pirocin 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.
Pirocin 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. Pirocin does not clog pores.
No. Pirocin 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, Pirocin is not a topical steroid.
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