Active Ingredient(s):Mupirocin FDA Approved: * December 31, 1987 Pharm Company: *GLAXOSMITHKLINE Category:Antibiotics
Mupirocin, sold under the brand name Bactroban among others, is a topical antibiotic useful against superficial skin infections such as impetigo or folliculitis. It may also be used to get rid of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) when present in the nose without symptoms. Due to concerns of developing resistance, use for greater than ten days is not recommended. It is used as a cream or ointmen...
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