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Mupirocin ointment, marketed under the name Bactroban) is a type of antibiotic indicated in the treatment of impetigo due to S. aureus and S. pyogenes. Farmington Drugs & Medical Supplies provides  patients who need Mupirocin prescriptions at our home pharmacy or via free local deliveries for prescription refills.


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  • Usage

    Mupirocin (Bactroban) is an antibiotic that is produced through the fermentation of an organism called Pseudomonas fluorescens. Mupirocin shows activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), other gram-positive bacteria and some gram-negative bacteria. Mupirocin works by interfering with an enzyme involved in the synthesis of proteins by bacteria. Mupirocin shows rare cross-resistance with antimicrobial agents. When administered topically, mupirocin is bactericidal.

  • Mupirocin – Side Effects

    Mupirocin can cause side effects in some people. Side effects from mupirocin use include erythema, rash, nausea, dry skin, tenderness, swelling, contact dermatitis, and increased exudate. People with a known hypersensitivity or allergy to mupirocin or any of the other ingredients should not use the medication. Mupirocin should not be put in contact with the eyes. Mupirocin and alcohol should not be used together. Before using the medication, patients should discuss possible side effects related to mupirocin use with one’s medical provider and pharmacist.I am text block. Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

  • Cost Information

    Mupirocin is moderately affordable, costing under $14 for a mupirocin ointment tube containing 22 grams of cream. Mupirocin coupons may also be available online from the manufacturer or other sources. Farmington Drugs & Medical Supplies takes pride in offering the most cost efficient services and prescriptions to our patients.

  • Dosage

    Bactroban ointment, the branded version, consists of mupirocin ointment 2% with contains mupirocin 20 mg in a polyethylene glycol ointment base. A typical regimen for Bactroban (mupirocin) ointment is to apply the cream to the affected area 3 times per day and re-evaluated in 3-5 days. If necessary, a gauze dressing can be used to cover the treated area. Bactroban ointment should be stored between 20° C and 25°C (controlled room temperature).

  • FDA Information

    Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.



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