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BACTROBAN Ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of impetigo due to: S. aureus and S. pyogenes.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A small amount of BACTROBAN Ointment should be applied to the affected area 3 times daily. The area treated may be covered with a gauze dressing if desired. Patients not showing a clinical response within 3 to 5 days should be re-evaluated.
BACTROBAN Ointment is supplied in 22-gram tubes.
NDC 0029-1525-44 (22-gram tube)
Store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F).
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Revised: March 2015
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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