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Can you use mupirocin ointment USP 2 piercing infections?

Can you use mupirocin ointment USP 2 piercing infections?

Mupirocin: Great idea! Mupirocin is the best surface antibiotic ointment and much better than neosporin. ...Read more

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Bactroban (Definition)

Treats skin infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics. Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibacterial used to treat skin ...Read more


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Can i use mupirocin ointment usp 2% on ringworm?

No: Mupirocin is active against bacteria and ringworm is caused by fungal infection. topical 'azole' or terbinafine would be more effective. ...Read more

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Can I use Mupirocin Ointment USP 2% on external hemorrhoids?

Can I use Mupirocin Ointment USP 2% on external hemorrhoids?

Yes, but : I don't think you will have any relief of your symptoms. It is an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching?

Can you tell me if i could use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching?

Mupirocin: Mupirocin is used to treat certain skin infections. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria. Unless the vaginal itching is caused by one of those bacteria, there would be little reason to use this medication. A good plan would be to see a doctor for an evaluation. This would lead to a diagnosis that had a specific and effective treatment. ...Read more

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It's okay to use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching right?

Bactroban: mupirocin is bactroban and if the itch is due to a bacterial skin infection then sure. mupirocin is an antibiotic. If your itch is due to a yeast infection, you need an antifungal like monistat or if its a skin reaction you may need some cortisone cream/ointment. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to use "mupirocin ointment USP 2%" on the itchy rash behind my knee?

Is it safe for me to use "mupirocin ointment USP 2%" on the itchy rash behind my knee?

It is safe: But wasteful. Most itchy rashes are not bacterial in origin. ...Read more

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What is the mupirocin ointment usp, 2% used for?

Skin Infections.: It is a topical antibiotic used to treat skin infections. ...Read more

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Can mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for warts?

Will not help warts: Mupirocin ointment is used for bacterial infection of skin , hpv virus that cause will not be killed , use other over the counter ointments for warts may help or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will mupirocin ointment (usp 2 percent) effectively kill mrsa?

Will mupirocin ointment (usp 2 percent) effectively kill mrsa?

It might.: Unfortunately, the MRSA can reoccur even after being treated with mupirocin. ...Read more

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Can Mupirocin ointment usp, 2% be used to treat red smelly spot on infants neck fold?

 Can Mupirocin ointment usp, 2% be used to treat red smelly spot on infants neck fold?

Not likely: What you describe in a neck fold sounds like a candidal yeast infection, which would respond to an antifungal like nystatin ...Read more

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