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Bactroban Ointment

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Bactroban Ointment

Side Effects


The following local adverse reactions have been reported in connection with the use of BACTROBAN Ointment: burning, stinging, or pain in 1.5% of subjects; itching in 1% of subjects; rash, nausea, erythema, dry skin, tenderness, swelling, contact dermatitis, and increased exudate in less than 1% of subjects.

Systemic allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema and generalized rash have been reported in patients treated with BACTROBAN formulations

Read the Bactroban Ointment (mupirocin) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


The effect of the concurrent application of BACTROBAN Ointment and other drug products has not been studied.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/29/2015

Side Effects

Bactroban Ointment - User Reviews

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