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What is the definition or description of: Bactroban (mupirocin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Bactroban (mupirocin) allergy?

Bactroban allergy: Bactroban is an antibiotic that is used for skin infections. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/bactroban. Html Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Can you take bactroban (mupirocin) if you have a sulfa drug allergy?

Can you take bactroban (mupirocin) if you have a sulfa drug allergy?

Yes: Bactroban (mupirocin) is a topical medication for treating skin infections. If you have an allergy to sulfa antibiotics, you should not have a problem with bactroban (mupirocin) which is not absorbed into your system and should not cause an allergic reaction in those with a sulfa antibiotic (which is absorbed). Read more

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Is bactroban (mupirocin) suitable for children?

Is bactroban (mupirocin) suitable for children?

Yes: Bactroban (mupirocin) is a topical antiinfective medication that is suitable for use in children and adults. Read more

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What is the medical use of mupirocin?

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 bacitracin, neosporin or other similar otc antibiotic treatments. Read more

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What is mupirocin ointment? And what does it treat?

What is mupirocin ointment? And what does it treat?

Topical Antibiotic: Mupirocin (bactroban) is used to treat bacterial infections. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. Mupirocin ointment is applied to the skin to treat impetigo. It may also be used for other bacterial skin infections. Read more

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What is bactroban (mupirocin) cream used to treat?

Bactroban (mupirocin): "Bactroban Nasal has been approved as an intranasally administered topical agent for the eradication of nasal colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)" (ointment). See: http://www. Medilexicon. Com/drugs/bactroban_nasal_2.php Read more

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Can mupirocin ointment be used for shingles?

Bacteria vs virus: Very good question. Mupirocin (bactroban) is an antibiotic that is often used for bacterial based skin infections like impetigo.

Shingles is caused by a virus, herpes zoster, and requires antiviral medications. Having said that, if you picked at your lesions they may have an additional bacterial component to them which umpired in might help. Read more

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Can u put mupirocin on labia?

Yes for limited time: Yes, but I would avoid for more than 10 days. D not use inside vaginal mucosa! Read more

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Can I use mupirocin on my penis?

Can I use mupirocin on my penis?

Yes if. ..: Of course, you may use Mupirocin ointment if you have impetigo on penile skin and no allergy to its use. For detail, ask Doc timely. Read more

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Can I put mupirocin on my vagina?

Can I put mupirocin on my vagina?

NO: It is not made for the vagina, if you think you have an infection, you should not guess or self treat, you should see your gyn, for an exam and let him or her do a culture. Read more

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Can I use bactroban (mupirocin) for penis odour?

Can I use bactroban (mupirocin) for penis odour?

I would find out why: Your penis is malodorous first before applying an antibiotic. Do you have a rash? Do you have a penile drip? When the cause of the odor is identifies - a treatment plan can be developed. Read more

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Can bactroban (mupirocin) topical cure ringworm?

Can bactroban (mupirocin) topical cure ringworm?

No: True ringworm is caused by a fungal infection. Bactroban (mupirocin) is a topical antibiotic that works well for bacterial infections, but is not helpful for fungal infections. You can try over the counter Miconazole products, but may need to see your dermatologist for a prescription anti fungal. Read more

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