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BACTROBAN® cream is indicated for the treatment of secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions (up to 10 cm in length or 100 cm² in area) due to susceptible isolates of Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- For Topical Use Only.
- Apply a small amount of BACTROBAN cream, with a cotton swab or gauze pad, to the affected area 3 times daily for 10 days.
- Cover the treated area with gauze dressing if desired.
- Re-evaluate patients not showing a clinical response within 3 to 5 days.
- BACTROBAN cream is not for intranasal, ophthalmic, or other mucosal use [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
- Do not apply BACTROBAN cream concurrently with any other lotions, creams or ointments [see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].
Dosage Forms And Strengths
BACTROBAN cream is a white cream that contains 2.15% w/w mupirocin calcium (equivalent to 2% mupirocin free acid) in an oil- and water-based emulsion supplied in 15-gram and 30-gram tubes.
Storage And Handling
BACTROBAN cream, 2% is supplied in 15-gram and 30-gram tubes.
BACTROBAN cream is a white cream that contains 2.15% w/w mupirocin calcium (equivalent to 2% mupirocin free acid) in an oil- and water-based emulsion.
NDC 0029-1527-22 (15-gram tube)
NDC 0029-1527-25 (30-gram tube)
Store at or below 25°C (77°F). Do not freeze.
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Revised: December 2015This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/11/2016
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