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The following local adverse reactions have been reported in connection with the use of Bactroban Ointment (mupirocin) : burning, stinging, or pain in 1.5% of patients; itching in 1% of patients; rash, nausea, erythema, dry skin, tenderness, swelling, contact dermatitis, and increased exudate in less than 1% of patients. Systemic reactions to Bactroban Ointment (mupirocin) have occurred rarely.
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The effect of the concurrent application of Bactroban Ointment and other drug products has not been studied.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/4/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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