Can mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for diaper rash?

Yes. There are some diaper rashes that likely need mupirocin, usually those that look like pustules or sores. Most of the flat red ones, though, will get better with regular zinc-oxide based diaper ointments. Your doctor can often tell by looking which would be better.

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My baby has a really bad diaper rash can I use bactroban (mupirocin) cream on it?

DIAPER RASH. To prevent diaper rash, wash baby with soap and water when changing diapers and apply a&d ointment. To treat diaper rash, apply antifungal cream like mycolog, nystatin. Bactroban (mupirocin) can be used for secondary infections (bacterial). Read more...
Yes,but. Bactroban (mupirocin) will not work on a bacterial infection. Moist diaper rashes are either yeast or irritant so it may not work. A temporary use will not hurt the area try micatiin and diaper paste and see pediatrician if to persists. Read more...