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Bactroban Cream - Product Information
Bactroban Cream (Mupirocin) is an antibiotic. Antibiotics work by killing bacteria which can cause infection.
BACTROBAN cream can be used to treat small wounds which have become infected. These wounds may include small cuts and abrasions or stitches. BACTROBAN cream is also used for impetigo. BACTROBAN cream is for use on your skin only.
Name of Drug
BACTROBAN cream Mupirocin USP 2.0% w/w. BACTROBAN is sometimes referred to as Centany
Manufacturer of Bactroban Cream
Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd. India.
The product is marketed in India by the trademark holder GlaxoSmithKline.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient in BACTROBAN cream is Mupirocin USP 2.0% w/w.
What is Bactroban Cream Used For?
BACTROBAN cream (Mupirocin Ointment) can be used to treat small wounds which have become infected. These wounds may include small cuts and abrasions or stitches.
BACTROBAN cream is also used for impetigo, a bacterial disease of the skin caused by Staphylococcus aureus, beta-hemolytic streptococcus and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Mupirocin Ointment is for use on your skin only.
Bactroban Cream - Dosage
Apply BACTROBAN cream 3 times a day.
Always wash your hands before and after applying BACTROBAN cream.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Unlike most other antibiotics which act on either bacterial DNA or the walls of bacteria, mupirocin the active ingredient present in Bactroban Cream blocks the activity of an enzyme called isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase within the bacteria. This enzyme is necessary in order for the bacteria to make proteins. Without the ability to make proteins, the bacteria die. Because of its unique mechanism of action, there is little chance that bacteria will have become resistant to mupirocin because of exposure to other antibiotics.
If you forget an application, apply some BACTROBAN cream as soon as you can, then continue as before.
Bactroban Cream - Storage
You should keep BACTROBAN cream in the original pack at room temperature. Do not freeze the cream.
Keep this medicine where children cannot reach it, such as in a locked cupboard.
Warnings and Precautions when using BACTROBAN cream
Do not use BACTROBAN cream on children below 2 years.
Side Effects of BACTROBAN cream (Mupirocin Ointment)
Listed below are the Possible side effects of Bactroban Cream
- Headache, nausea and diarrhoea
- Allergic reactions can occur if BACTROBAN cream is applied to open or infected wounds.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following:
- Wheezing, swelling of the lips/mouth, difficulty in breathing, hayfever, lumpy rash (hives) or fainting.
- These could be symptoms of an allergic reaction.
Buy Cheap Bactroban cream (Mupirocin Ointment) Online
You can buy Cheap Bactroban cream (Mupirocin Ointment) online from the Swiss Pharmacy. It is available in tubes of 5 g. The 5 g are priced at only $6.9 per unit if you place an order for 10 tubes.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Thursday, 20. January 2011.
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