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MUPRITIS contains Mupirocin an antibiotic, which is used to kill bacterial skin infections such as impetigo, folliculitis and boils which work by stopping the growth of certain bacteria.
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 MUPRITIS, 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 burning sensation in skin. Avoid contact with eyes and nose, if accidentally gets, wash them thoroughly with water.
Mupirocin works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
Use MUPRITIS 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. Check the label for directions before use.
MUPRITIS should be used with caution during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before using.
MUPRITIS should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before using.
MUPRITIS unlikely to affect your ability to drive or handle any machines.
MUPRITIS should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
Do not use if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Mupirocin.
Inform your doctor if you have or had,
Tell your physician if you are using or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Treats impetigo, folliculitis and boils|
|Dosage Forms||:||Ointment, Cream, Powder|
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
Does MUPRITIS cause burning sensation?
Yes, it may cause slight burning sensation, if this reaction persists, consult your doctor for advice.
What if I do not get better after using MUPRITIS?
Tell your physician if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
For how long do I need to use MUPRITIS?
Use this medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
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