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Is mupirocin the same as bactroban

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Topical antibacteria: Mupirocin can be used topically. It is active against mrsa, and is often used intranasally to attempt to rid a person of carrying MRSA in their nose ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Antibiotic: Mupirocin is a prescription topical antibiotic.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Mupirocin Ointment: Mupirocin ointment is a prescription antibacterial medicine that is sold under the bactroban (mupirocin) brand name. This medication stops the product... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 25 years experience
Topical antibiotic: It is a topical antibiotic. In my practice it is particularly useful as it doesn't really have the risk of allergic contact dermatitis as does bacitr... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
See below: It can be used to prevent a secondary bacterial infection. It will not treat the bite itself.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Antibiotic: Treats skin infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics. It is an antibiotic of the monoxycarbolic acid class.
A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes you can: Yes you can.There is no reason why you can not
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) contain Mupirocin and effective for only bacterial infections but not yeast infections.
A female asked:
Dr. Danielle DeHoratius
Dermatology 19 years experience
Three times a day: The duration of treatment depends on the location but is from 7 to 14 days.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 41 years experience
Antibiotic: Mupirocin is a prescription topical antibiotic for the treatment of superficial cutaneous infections.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 51 years experience
See below: Bacterial infection of the skin.

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