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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 strains of S. aureus and S. pyogenes.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A small amount of BACTROBAN Cream should be applied to the affected area 3 times daily for 10 days. The area treated may be covered with gauze dressing if desired. Patients not showing a clinical response within 3 to 5 days should be re-evaluated.
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: March 2015
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/1/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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