Bactroban® (Mupirocin 2% Ointment and Cream) - A - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter


Bactroban® (Mupirocin 2% Ointment and Cream)







  • Patients are likely to comply with mupirocin therapy because there are fewer side effects than that found in oral antibiotics.
  • However, if large areas of the skin are involved, or if the patient is febrile, then oral antibiotics should be used.
  • The cosmetically elegant cream eases application under clothing and hopefully will help to further improve compliance.

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