Bactroban ointment (Mupirocin
ointment) is a kind of antibiotic ointment for external use, which is widely used in skin infection. This product has a strong antibacterial activity to various gram-positive coccus related to skin infection, and it is also effective to drug-resistant staphylococcus aureus. It has a certain antibacterial effect on some gram-negative bacteria. No cross-resistance with other antibiotics. This product is antibiotics for local & external use, which is used for primary skin infection caused by the gram-positive coccus such as impetigo, furuncle swollen, folliculitis and secondary skin infection caused by eczema amalgamative infection, ulcer amalgamative infection and wound amalgamative infection.
Mupirocin ointment (Bactroban) is suitable for patients with dermatitis and eczema. It is only for external use and should apply to the affected area. If necessary, the affected area can be wrapped or covered with auxiliary materials. 3 times per day, 5 days per course of treatment. If necessary, one course of treatment can be repeated.
Generally, there are no adverse reactions for local application of this product. Occasionally, there are some symptoms such as local burning feeling, sting feeling and itching. Generally, no drug withdrawal is required. Occasionally, there is an allergic reaction to mupirocin or its ointment base. There have been reports of systemic anaphylaxis caused by mupirocin, but it is rare.
Although the experiment proves that this medicine is not teratogenic, it is recommended for pregnant women to use with caution. Because a lot of experts think, the polyethylene glycol accumulated in ointment can cause a series of adverse reactions if you apply this medicine during pregnancy. When applying medicine to lactation period women, drugs should be prevented from entering the baby's eyes. Bactroban is only used for skin, and please do not apply to eyes, nose, mouth and other mucous membrane parts. If there is no improvement or aggravation after one course of treatment, you should go to the hospital immediately. There are also many drugs that pregnant women should try to avoid. If there are skin infection or serious inflammation, it is best to consult a doctor.