Bactroban Cream is a prescription medication that is used to treat skin infections including impetigo or a “staph” infection of the skin. Bactroban is an antibiotic medication that contains mupirocin. Mupirocin works by preventing bacteria from growing on your 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 Cream 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 Cream?
If you miss a dose of Bactroban Cream, you should take 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 Cream?
Bactroban Cream is available at a strength of 2%.