21 Mar 2010
Yes, it can
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Mupirocin Ointment:
Burning; pain; stinging.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Mupirocin Ointment:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); severe irritation; severe itching."
- Mupirocin Information for Consumers
- Mupirocin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mupirocin (detailed)
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Open wound treatment began with bacitracin ointment. Can mupirocin be used instead of bacitracin to continue treatment?
1 answer • 12 May 2011
1 answer • 4 Aug 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