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is there any over-the-counter drug that can be used in place of mupirocin?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
No it is pre-: scription only and not the same as topical antibiotics ointment OTC

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Mupirocin side effects?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
None if used as: Directed and where its needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is mupirocin and its effects?

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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 and back of throat.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Has anyone ever heard of bactroban (mupirocin)?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) contain Mupirocin and effective for only bacterial infections but not yeast infections.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Does anyone know what bactroban (mupirocin) cream does?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) contain Mupirocin and effective for only bacterial infections but not yeast infections.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it really bad if you accidentally swallowed bactroban (mupirocin)?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
No: Should cause no problem.

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