How it works
Common side effects
- if you are allergic to mupirocin, or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
- if the patient is less than 1 year old.
Frequently asked questions
Q.Is mupirocin good for acne?
Yes. It is good for acne
Q.Is mupirocin ointment a steroid or contain sulphur?
No, mupirocin is an antibiotic
Q.Is mupirocin ointment used for yeast infections or herpes or ringworm?
No. Mupirocin is used as an antibacterial ointment
Q.Is mupirocin used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash has become infected with bacteria
Q.Does mupirocin treat eczema?
No, not unless you have infected eczema which generally would need to be diagnosed by a doctor
Q.Does mupirocin clog pores?
No. Mupirocin 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.