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
Whole body is getting small pimples like. There is no skin specialist in our area. Please help me.
2 answers • 20 Jul 2012
Do you wash the site before and in between each application?
1 answer • 8 Feb 2013
Hi, Problems started with long term ( athletes foot ), & tinea. Went to ER after several treatments Tina cured. In middle of many ER visits for ...
2 answers • 18 Aug 2013
What is the name of the over the counter medicine. mupirocin?
1 answer • 31 Dec 2013