4 Aug 2011
A bed sore / pressure sore requires specialist medical attention. Self diagnosis and or treatment is not recommended.
If the pressure sore is infected topical mupirocin or other oral antibiotics may be prescribed.
For more information see:
- Mupirocin Information for Consumers
- Mupirocin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mupirocin (detailed)
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... how many people are affected by complicated skin and skin structure infections in the US annually
1 answer • 16 Oct 2009
Dermatologist assures me it is otc.
1 answer • 10 Jul 2010
Open wound treatment began with bacitracin ointment. Can mupirocin be used instead of bacitracin to continue treatment?
1 answer • 12 May 2011
Couldn't afford mupirocin need to no what I can buy over counter jus as good?
1 answer • 9 Oct 2011
Do you wash the site before and in between each application?
1 answer • 8 Feb 2013