What is Bactroban ointment used to treat?

BACTROBAN ointment is used for the treatment of certain types of skin infections such as school sores (impetigo), infection of the hair root and boils. BACTROBAN is also used when infection occurs in skin damaged by eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes (cold sores), wounds, cuts, grazes, insect bites, minor burns etc.

Can I get bactroban over the counter?

Mupirocin topical ointment is used to treat impetigo. This medicine works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.

Is mupirocin ointment poisonous?

The toxicity of mupirocin is very low. In the event of accidental ingestion of the ointment symptomatic treatment should be given.

How quickly does BACTROBAN work?

How long should you use Bactroban for? Use Bactroban for as long as your doctor has told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. The bacteria are normally cleared from your skin within 10 days of starting treatment.

What’s the price of BACTROBAN?

The cost for Bactroban topical cream 2% is around $102 for a supply of 15 grams, depending on the pharmacy you visit….Nasal Ointment.

Quantity Per unit Price
10 (10 x 1 grams) $12.62 – $18.68 $126.18 – $186.79

What infections does mupirocin treat?

What Conditions does MUPIROCIN Treat?

  • methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria in nose.
  • furunculosis or boils on the skin.
  • a type of bacterial skin infection called impetigo.
  • inflammation of a hair follicle.
  • minor skin infection due to bacteria.

How many times a day should I apply BACTROBAN?

Bactroban is usually applied 3 times per day for 10 days. Use only a small amount of the cream or ointment.