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BACTROBAN
Skin infections (topicals)
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Drug Name:

BACTROBAN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Mupirocin 2%; oint.

Company:
GlaxoSmithKline

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BACTROBAN:

Impetigo due to S. pyogenes or S. aureus.

Adults and Children:

Apply small amount 3 times daily. May cover with gauze dressing. Reevaluate if no response within 3–5 days.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes. Nasal use in high-risk patients: see full labeling regarding autoinfection. Discontinue if sensitization or severe local irritation occurs. Prolonged use may result in superinfection. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Nasal: avoid other concomitant nasal products.

See Also:

BACTROBAN CREAM

BACTROBAN NASAL

Pharmacological Class:

Antibacterial.

Adverse Reactions:

Topical: burning, stinging, pain, itching. Nasal: headache, rhinitis, respiratory disorder, pharyngitis, taste perversion, burning/stinging, cough, pruritus; severe allergic reactions, C. difficile-associated diarrhea.

How Supplied:

Oint—22g; Crm—15g, 30g; Nasal (single-use) (1g)—10

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