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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

    This 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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    Written By
    Dr. Betina Chandolia
    MDS, BDS
    Reviewed By
    Dr. Lalit Kanodia
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    20 Dec 2018 | 07:09 PM (IST)
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 20 December, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)