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- Use this medication only as directed by the healthcare provider. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. If BACTROBAN Cream gets in or near the eyes, rinse thoroughly with water.
- The treated area may be covered by gauze dressing if desired.
- Report to the healthcare provider any signs of local adverse reactions. The medication should be stopped and the healthcare provider contacted if irritation, severe itching, or rash occurs.
- If no improvement is seen in 3 to 5 days, contact the healthcare provider.
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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