Bactroban Nasal Ointment Dosage
Generic name: MUPIROCIN CALCIUM 20mg in 1g
Dosage form: intranasal ointment
Medically reviewed on September 4, 2017.
(See INDICATIONS AND USAGE.)
Adults (aged 12 years and older): Approximately one-half of the ointment from the single-use tube should be applied into 1 nostril and the other half into the other nostril twice daily (morning and evening) for 5 days.
After application, the nostrils should be closed by pressing together and releasing the sides of the nose repetitively for approximately 1 minute. This will spread the ointment throughout the nares.
The single-use 1.0-gram tube will deliver a total of approximately 0.5 grams of the ointment (approximately 0.25 grams/nostril).
The tube should be discarded after usage; it should not be re-used.
The safety and effectiveness of applications of this medication for greater than 5 days have not been established. There are no human clinical or pre-clinical animal data to support the use of this product in a chronic manner or in manners other than those described in this package insert.
Until further information is known, BACTROBAN Nasal should not be applied concurrently with any other intranasal products.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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