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MUPIBACT 2% contains Mupirocin an antibiotic, which is used to treat secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions such as small lacerations, sutured wounds or abrasions due to susceptible strains of S. aureus and S. pyogenes.
Mupirocin which belongs to antibiotics produced through fermentation of Pseudomonas fluorescens which inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to bacterial isoleucyl t-RNA synthetase. It has bacteriostatic property at minimum inhibitory concentrations and bactericidal properties at the higher concentrations reached when applied locally.
Always use MUPIBACT 2%, exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Before using this medicine, tell your doctor, if you have or had any allergic, skin infections, are pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers. The common side effects are hypersensitivity reactions, including urticaria, pruritus, erythema, burning sensation, contact dermatitis, rash (application site reactions). Avoid contact with eyes and nose, if accidentally gets, wash them thoroughly with water.
Mupirocin binds to bacterial isoleucyl transfer-RNA synthetase resulting in the inhibition of protein synthesis.
Use MUPIBACT 2% as prescribed by your doctor. It is for external use only. It should be applied to the infected area of skin up to three times a day with a piece of clean cotton wool or gauze swab. Check the label for directions before use.
MUPIBACT 2% should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Consult your doctor before using.
MUPIBACT 2% should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before using.
Do not use if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Mupirocin.
Tell your physician if you are using or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Treats Secondary skin infection|
|Dosage Forms||:||Ointment, Cream, Powder|
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
Can I apply MUPIBACT 2% on an open wound?
Consult your doctor before using this medicine and avoid using for large open wounds if you have a kidney problem.
After I applied MUPIBACT 2% I felt burning and stinging sensations. Should I stop using it?
Burning sensation is a common side effect and it does not last long and will disappear after sometime.
For how long do I need to use MUPIBACT 2%?
Use this medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
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