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Mupirocin

By

Brian J. Werth

, PharmD, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Last full review/revision May 2022| Content last modified May 2022
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Mupirocin is used for

Chronic therapy leads to mupirocin-resistant staphylococci.

Mupirocin is nontoxic but, when applied to denuded skin or mucous membranes, may cause itching and burning.

Drugs Mentioned In This Article

Drug Name Select Trade
BACTROBAN
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