Mupirocin is an antibiotic. Mupirocin topical prevents bacteria from growing on your skin. Mupirocin topical is used to treat infections of the skin such as impetigo. Mupirocin topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what is Bactroban cream used to treat?
Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibiotic that prevents bacteria from growing on your skin. Bactroban topical (for use on the skin) is used to treat skin infections such as impetigo or a "Staph" infection of the skin. Bactroban may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
What can mupirocin cream be used for?
Mupirocin is an antibacterial cream/ointment which is used to treat small areas of skin infection. It is sometimes used to treat infections such as impetigo in children. It works by killing the germs (bacteria) causing the infection.
How long will it take for bactroban to work?
Use BACTROBAN ointment for as long as your doctor or pharmacist tells you to. BACTROBAN ointment is usually applied for up to 10 days. It is important that you take the full course of BACTROBAN ointment. Do not stop early as your symptoms may disappear before the infection is fully cleared.