Mupirocin

Details About Generic Salt ::  Mupirocin 

Main Medicine Class:: Ocular   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Infectives

15B. ANTI-BACTERIALS in 15. SKIN
MUPIROCIN
ANTIBIOTIC, TOPICAL | ANTI-INFECTIVE
also comes under 2A. Anti-Infectives in 2. Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
PK: M: Skin E: Urine

Indications & Dose: ERADICATION OF NASAL MRSA COLONIZATION NSL Adult Ointment (2%): Apply 50% of the preparation in single-use tube into one nostril & remaining into another nostril twice daily 5 days Child >12 yr: Same as adult dose | IMPETIGO TP Adult Ointment (2%): Apply to affected area thrice daily, re-evaluate after 3-5 days if no clinical response Child >2 month: Same as adult dose | SECONDARY SKIN INFECT TP Adult Cream (2%): Apply to affected area thrice daily 10 days, re-evaluate after 3-5 days if no clinical response Child >3 month: Same as adult dose

Contra: Hypersensitivity

Precautions: Renal impairment, patients with extensive burns/wounds, application to mucous membrane

ADR: Others: Local reactions, urticaria, pruritus, burning sensation, rash, stinging

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