Latest prescription information about Mupirocin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y56 |
Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics- Topical
This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for impetigo. It works by stopping the production of essential proteins needed for bacterial surveillance. It is not effective against fungal or viral infections.
When should Mupirocin not to be taken? (Contraindications)
What is the dosage of Mupirocin?
Topical- A small amount should be applied to the affected area three times daily.
How should Mupirocin be taken?
It comes as an ointment to apply over the affected area.
What are the warnings and precautions for Mupirocin?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with liver disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• For external use only, avoid contact with eyes.
• Do not apply on open wounds
What are the side effects of Mupirocin?
Burning, stinging, pain, itching and rash.
What are the other precautions for Mupirocin?
Wash your hands thoroughly after applying this medication.
What are the storage conditions for Mupirocin?
Store it at room temperature and out of the reach of children.
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