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Composition for SUCRAL MU

Mupirocin Topical(2% w/w),Sucralfate Topical(7% w/w)

food interaction for SUCRAL MU

alcohol interaction for SUCRAL MU

pregnancy interaction for SUCRAL MU

lactation interaction for SUCRAL MU

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Sucral mu ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Sucral mu ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Mupirocin Topical(2% w/w)


Mupirocin topical is used for treating bacterial infections of the skin.

How it works

Mupirocin belongs to the class of medications called as antibiotics. It inhibits protein, DNA and cell wall synthesis in the susceptible bacteria and either stops their growth (at low concentration) or kills them (high concentration), thereby curing the infection.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching
Sucralfate Topical(7% w/w)


Sucralfate is used to treat ulcers of the mouth, stomach and other parts of the gut. It may also be used to treat burn wounds, and ulcerative skin conditions including diaper rash.

How it works

Sucralfate belongs to the class of medications called as ulcer protectants. It interacts with proteins that are present on the ulcer surface to form an ulcer adherent layer, which is protective in nature. Gut ulcers are protected against various irritants including acid. On skin ulcers, sucralfate exerts bacteriostatic properties, in addition to ulcer protective activity.

Common side effects

Constipation, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Tongue swelling, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Throat swelling, Itching, Urticaria


No substitutes found

Expert advice for SUCRAL MU

  • 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 SUCRAL MU

Mupirocin Topical

Q. Is mupirocin topical good for acne?
No, mupirocin topical should not be used for the treatment of acne.
Q. Is mupirocin ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
Mupirocin ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal and viral skin infections.
Q. Is mupirocin topical used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin topical is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria.
Q. Does mupirocin topical treat eczema?
Mupirocin topical does not treat eczema unless it is infected, which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor. 
Q. Does mupirocin topical clog pores?
No. Mupirocin topical 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.

Sucralfate Topical

Q. Is sucralfate an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?
Sucralfate is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine.
Q. Is sucralfate available or sold over the counter?
Yes, sucralfate is available over the counter.
Q. Is sucralfate gluten free?
Yes. Sucralfate is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Can I take sucralfate with Prilosec/Nexium/Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?
It is advisable to keep a gap of at least 2 hours when taking sucralfate with Prilosec/ Nexium/ Tylenol/ Zantac/ ibuprofen and Pepto.
Q. Does sucralfate cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/heartburn?
Sucralfate does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Is sucralfate a narcotic drug?
No. Sucralfate is not a narcotic drug.

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)