MUPIROCIN 2%

 

VUTHMUPO

COMPOSTION: MUPIROCIN IP 2%W/W

PACKING:  5GM

MUPIROCIN

  • Class: naturally-occurring antibiotic (from Pseudomonas fluorescens).
  • Broad-specturm activity against many gram-positive bacteria and certain gram-negative bacteria.
  • It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines.
  • Treats primary and secondary skin infections caused by sensitive strains of staphylococcus and streptococcus species:
  • Can also be used prophylactically to prevent development of infection and promote healing in minor burns, biopsy sites, minor cuts and other clean lesions.
  • Due to distinctive mode of action, cross resistance with other class of antimicrobial agents is not established by Mupirocin.

INDICATIONS

  • Impetigo (school sores)
  • Folliculitis
  • Furunculosis (boils)
  • Effective against: Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains, other staphylococci, streptococci.
  • Gram-negative organisms: Escherichia coli and Haemophilus influenzae. 

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