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INTRODUCTION

SUPIROCIN 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 SUPIROCIN, 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.

USES OF SUPIROCIN

  • Treats secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions such as small lacerations, sutured wounds or abrasions due to susceptible strains of S. aureus and S. pyogenes

HOW SUPIROCIN WORKS

Mupirocin binds to bacterial isoleucyl transfer-RNA synthetase resulting in the inhibition of protein synthesis.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use SUPIROCIN 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.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SUPIROCIN

COMMON

  • hypersensitivity reactions, including urticaria, pruritus, erythema, burning sensation, contact dermatitis, rash (application site reactions)

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SUPIROCIN should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

SUPIROCIN should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor before using.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Mupirocin.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your physician if you are using or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Mupirocin
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Secondary skin infection
Dosage Forms :   Ointment, Cream, Powder

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT SUPIROCIN

Can I apply SUPIROCIN 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 SUPIROCIN 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 SUPIROCIN?

Use this medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Macrolide and other antibacterial antibiotics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 759.

2. MacDougall C, Chambers HF. Protein Synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1544.

3. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents; Disingectants, Antiseptics, & Sterilants. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 877-878.

4. John M Conly and B Lynn Johnston. Mupirocin - Are we in danger of losing it? May-June, 2002. [Accessed on June 22, 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2094870/

5. Cipla. [Revised on Sep, 2015] [Accessed on June 22, 2021] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/mupinase-ointment-cream

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    MUPIROCIN 2 %
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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SUPIROCIN Cream 10gm

SUPIROCIN Cream 10gm Mkt: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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