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BACTROBAN CREAM
Skin infections (topicals)
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Drug Name:

BACTROBAN CREAM Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Mupirocin (as calcium) 2%.

Company:
GlaxoSmithKline

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for BACTROBAN CREAM:

Secondarily-infected traumatic skin lesions (up to 10cm in length or 100cm2 in area) due to susceptible strains of S. aureus or S. pyogenes.

Adults and Children:

<3months: not recommended. ≥3months: Apply small amount 3 times daily for 10 days. May use gauze dressing. Reevaluate if no response in 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

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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