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Mupirocin: Topical ointment

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What is this medicine?

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


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Drugs Related by Class to Mupirocin: Topical ointment
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Mupirocin: Topical ointment
Usage by Gender
56.14%
43.86%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
32.43%
14.7%
23.74%
29.12%
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Average Scores
Easy to Take: 5.0 / 5
Works as Intended: 5.0 / 5
Tolerable: 5.0 / 5

Took longer than doctor said
No problems but took longer than doctor said. Took an additional 3 weeks above stated cure time.
Helpful: 2
Unhelpful: 1
CVS Customer
August 03, 2016
From: ROUND ROCK, TX
Age: 65-74
Gender: Male
Drug Form: Topical ointment
Easy to Take: Strongly Agree
Works as Intended: Not Sure
Tolerable: Strongly Agree