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Following single or repeated intranasal applications of BACTROBAN NASAL (mupirocin calcium ointment) to adults, no evidence for systemic absorption of mupirocin was obtained. Intravenous infusions of 252 mg, as well as single oral doses of 500 mg of mupirocin, have been well tolerated in healthy adult subjects. There is no information regarding local overdose of BACTROBAN NASAL (mupirocin calcium ointment) or regarding oral ingestion of the nasal ointment formulation.
BACTROBAN NASAL (mupirocin calcium ointment) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the constituents of the product.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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