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usesUses of Bactroban Cream

This medicine is used for bacterial skin infections.

side-effectsSide effects of Bactroban Cream

Patients using this medicine may at times experience burning, itching, irritation, erythema (redness), and dryness. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.

pillsWhen not to use Bactroban Cream

There are no disease contraindications mentioned with the administration of this medicine. However, it shouldn’t be used in allergies with mupirocin.

pills Expert Advice for Bactroban Cream

  • It is indicated for external use only
  • Before & after application thoroughly wash your hands. Apply a thin layer on affected area.
  • If there is constant burning, rash, stinging, swelling, itching or pain or in case of no improvement within 3 to 5 days, then consult your doctor.
  • Avoid its contact with the eyes.

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  • pregnant


    This medicine should only be used when clearly needed in pregnancy. Consult your doctor to know more about risks and benefits. 

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    No definite data regarding lactation is available. Therefore, be cautious; Consult your doctor for further advice.

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