Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from yourPharmacist before you start usingMupirocinAnd each time you get a refill. If you happy shopping, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Use thisMedicationOnly onSkin. Clean and dry the affected area first. Then apply a small amount of ointment to the area as directed by your doctor, usually 3 times a day. You may cover the treated area with a bandage.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. Continue to use it for full time prescribed, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.
Avoid using this medication around yourEyes, Nose,Mouth, Or on large areas of damaged or brokenSkinUnless otherwise directed by your doctor. If you accidentally get it in yourEyes, Nose, orMouth, Rinse well with plenty of water.
Tell your doctor if your condition doesn’t get better in 3 to 5 days.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed thisMedicationBecause he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication don’t have serious side effects.
Although uncommon, mild burning or stinging after using this medication may occur. If you have severe burning, stinging, or irritation, stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away.
This medication may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-AssociatedDiarrhea) Due to a type of resistant bacteria. This condition may occur during the treatment or weeks to months after treatment has stopped. Tell your doctor right away if you develop:DiarrheaThat doesn’t stop, abdominal orStomach pain/Cramping,Blood/MucusIn your stool.
Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a newSkin infectionCaused byFungusOr yeast. Tell your doctor right away if you notice signs of a new infection, or if your current infection doesn’t get better or if it gets worse.
A very seriousAllergic reactionTo this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a seriousAllergic reaction, Including:Rash,Itching/Swelling (especially the face of/Tongue/Throat), severeDizziness,Trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor orPharmacist.
Before usingMupirocinTell your doctor orPharmacistIf you are allergic to it; or if you have any otherAllergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such asPolyethylene glycolFound in some brands), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
During thePregnancy, This medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the it’s and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if this drug passes intoBreastMilk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Drug interactionsMay change how yourMedicationsWork or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possibleDrug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor andPharmacist. Don’t start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out orTrouble breathing, Call 911. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away.
Don’t share thisMedicationWith others.
This has been medication prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it for later another infection unless your doctor tells to you.
If you miss a dose, you can use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Don’t double the dose to catch up.
Don’t flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to Do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult yourPharmacistOr local waste disposal company.
Store at room temperature. Keep allMedicationsAway from children and pets.