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Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

Information about Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin Uses

Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin is used in the treatment of skin infections.

How Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin works

Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin is a combination of two medicines: Fluticasone Propionate and Mupirocin, which treats skin infections. Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Mupirocin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by destroying the bacterial cell membrane.

Common side effects of Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Available Medicine for Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

FlutibactGlaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1951 variant(s)
CormuzikAlembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
2451 variant(s)
FM DermaNuLife Pharmaceuticals
1971 variant(s)
Mupifin FFourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
971 variant(s)
Mupricon FMIndchemie Health Specialities Pvt Ltd
761 variant(s)
Dermurex-FRytus Therapeutics Ltd
831 variant(s)
Muply FBrinton Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
1641 variant(s)
Lutica MOchoa Laboratories Ltd
721 variant(s)
Fluskin PlusEast West Pharma
3631 variant(s)

Expert advice for Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

  • Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin must be applied as a thin layer on the affected area as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2-4 weeks of treatment.

Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

Fluticasone Propionate + Mupirocin

Q. How to use Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin?

Follow the directions given by the doctor. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I stop taking Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin?

Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than the advised periods of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase the absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. Can I overuse Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin?

No, do not overuse Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin for long periods or on large areas of skin. Follow the doctor’s advice strictly. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Fluticasone Propionate+Mupirocin?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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