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Mupirocin

By

Brian J. Werth

, PharmD, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Reviewed/Revised 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, Centany, Centany AT
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