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BACTROBAN CREAM (mupirocin calcium 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 (mupirocin calcium cream) should be applied to the affected area three 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.
BACTROBAN CREAM (mupirocin calcium cream) is supplied in 15-gram and 30-gram tubes.
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.
Manufactured by DPT Laboratories San Antonio, TX 78215. Distributed by GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. September 2004
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/28/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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