Pirocin Ointment


Composition for Pirocin NA Ointment

Primarily used for

5 GM in 1 tube

Substitutes for Pirocin

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Pirocin Ointment


Uses of Pirocin Ointment

Pirocin Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Pirocin Ointment


Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.


How to use Pirocin 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 Pirocin Ointment works

Pirocin ointment stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Pirocin Ointment

Expert advice for 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.
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Special precautions for Pirocin Ointment
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 safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Pirocin Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Pirocin
Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pirocin NA Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Mupirocin Topical

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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