Bactroban Ointment is a prescription medication that is used to treat skin infections including impetigo and “staph infections”. Bactroban contains the antibiotic mupirocin and works by preventing bacteria from being able to grow on the skin.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Bactroban Ointment include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of mupirocin:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Bactroban Ointment?
If you miss a dose of Bactroban Ointment, you should apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Bactroban Ointment?
Bactroban Ointment is available in a strength of 2%.