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Bactroban

Generic: Mupirocin (myoo-PEER-oh-sin)

Manufacturer: RSM/Dhadha

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Bactroban is the ointment which is used to reduce the growth or kill the bacteria present on the skin. It is a topical dosage form. It contains mupirocin as a chief element which is belongs to the class of monoxycarbonic acid. This ointment is used to prevent from the infection of skin such as impetigo. 

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Dosage

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE BACTROBAN:

The dosage and administration of this ointment are mentioned below:               

  • Before applying this ointment the infected part should be washed or clean with cotton.
  • A small amount of this ointment is applied to the infected area.
  • If the infected area needed to cover then cover it.
  • In a day apply this ointment 3 up to 10 days.

IN CASE OF OVERDOSE:

In case of overdose if the skin is swollen then it is dangerous, in this case immediately inform to the doctor.

IN CASE OF MISSED DOSE:
in case of missed dose apply it as soon as possible, but in case schedule dose is near then no need to apply the missed dose apply only present dose and maintain the schedule.

 

Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS OF THE BACTROBAN:

Some side effects of the Bactroban are itching, redness, inflammations, feeling tired, and it causes contact dermatitis, feeling of nausea, faintness, and the skin gets dry, skin is swollen and erythema.

precaution

PRECAUTIONS OF THE BACTROBAN:

Some precautions of the Bactroban are mentioned below:

  • This ointment is used topically do not take it orally.
  • Do not take the ointment in contact of an eye if in case it touches in the eyes then wash the eyes with water.
  • Avoid using this ointment for more than 10 days.
  • If you are using other lotion, creams or ointment on the damage area, then use it after 30 minutes.
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Bactroban is the antibiotic ointment which is used as a therapy for healing the skin infection caused by the bacteria such as impetigo. Mupirocin is present in Bactroban as a chief compound. Mupirocin has two properties bacteriostatic (inhibit the growth of bacteria) this action is present at a low attention and bactericidal (kill the bacteria) this action is present in a high rate. This ointment is active to stop the growth of particular bacterium, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It inhibits the consumption of a particular protein which is essential for growing the bacteria. It is responsible for bacteria that bacteria take abnormal and defected proteins. By which the bacteria are killed and the infection is recovering.

USES OF THE BACTROBAN:

This ointment is used topically on the skin. This ointment is recommended as a therapy for healing the infection on the skin which is caused by the particular bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus). 

DRUG INTERACTIONS:

If you are using other lotion, cream or ointment with this ointment then the other topical products may increase, decrease or inhibit the action of this ointment. But if you apply other ointment with this ointment then after 30 minutes you can apply other ointment on the infected area, there is no drug interaction occurring.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE BACTROBAN:

The dosage and administration of this ointment are mentioned below:               

  • Before applying this ointment the infected part should be washed or clean with cotton.
  • A small amount of this ointment is applied to the infected area.
  • If the infected area needed to cover then cover it.
  • In a day apply this ointment 3 up to 10 days.

IN CASE OF OVERDOSE:

In case of overdose if the skin is swollen then it is dangerous, in this case immediately inform to the doctor.

IN CASE OF MISSED DOSE:
in case of missed dose apply it as soon as possible, but in case schedule dose is near then no need to apply the missed dose apply only present dose and maintain the schedule.

 

SIDE EFFECTS OF THE BACTROBAN:

Some side effects of the Bactroban are itching, redness, inflammations, feeling tired, and it causes contact dermatitis, feeling of nausea, faintness, and the skin gets dry, skin is swollen and erythema.

PRECAUTIONS OF THE BACTROBAN:

Some precautions of the Bactroban are mentioned below:

  • This ointment is used topically do not take it orally.
  • Do not take the ointment in contact of an eye if in case it touches in the eyes then wash the eyes with water.
  • Avoid using this ointment for more than 10 days.
  • If you are using other lotion, creams or ointment on the damage area, then use it after 30 minutes.
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