Bactroban Topical Cream 2pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Bactroban: Topical cream (2%)

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Bactroban 2% Topical Cream
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Bactroban 2% Topical Cream

What is this Medicine?

MUPIROCIN (myoo PEER oh sin) is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin infections.

Similar Generic Drugs : Mupirocin: Topical cream (2%)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Bactroban: Topical cream(2%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Bactroban 2% Topical Cream

NDC: 000291527
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Impetigo, Skin And Skin Structure Infections

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Folliculitis

Storage Information
Store below 77 degrees F
Protect from freezing
Bactroban 2% Topical Cream

Reported Side Effects for Bactroban 2% Topical Cream

Upset Stomach Incidence:
<4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
<3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.7-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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