Centany Kit Side Effects
Generic name: mupirocin topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about mupirocin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Centany Kit.
Some side effects of Centany Kit may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to mupirocin topical: topical cream, topical kit, topical ointment
Other dosage forms:
Serious side effects are not expected to occur with mupirocin topical (the active ingredient contained in Centany Kit) therapy. Stop using mupirocin topical and see your doctor if you experience unusual blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to mupirocin topical: compounding powder, nasal ointment, topical cream, topical kit, topical ointment
Local adverse effects may be associated with mupirocin application. Mupirocin ointment or cream may commonly cause itching, pain, stinging, and burning. Local effects from the nasal formulation have included epistaxis, rhinitis, taste perversion, pharyngitis, burning, and cough.
Mupirocin ointment in a polyethylene glycol base has previously (prior to the release of a nasal formulation) been used intranasally. Common side effects associated with such use, which may be related to the polyethylene glycol, include nasal congestion, dryness, burning or irritation and unpleasant taste.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea (1.1%), abdominal pain (<1%), and diarrhea (<1%). Dry mouth has been reported with mupirocin nasal (<1%).
Hypersensitivity reactions have infrequently included allergic contact dermatitis.
Nervous system side effects associated with intranasal mupirocin have included headache (9%). Dizziness has been reported with mupirocin ointment (<1%).
Ocular side effects associated with mupirocin nasal ointment have included blepharitis (<1%).
Dermatologic side effects associated with mupirocin ointment or cream have included pain and bleeding secondary to eczema, cellulitis, dermatitis, increased exudate, secondary wound infection, hives, and rash.
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