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Bactroban Ointment Dosage

Generic name: MUPIROCIN CALCIUM 20mg in 1g
Dosage form: ointment
Drug class: Topical antibiotics

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 9, 2024.

For Intranasal Use Only.
Apply approximately one-half of the ointment from the single-use tube into 1 nostril and the other half into the other nostril twice daily (morning and evening) for 5 days.
After application, close the nostrils by pressing together and releasing the sides of the nose repetitively for approximately 1 minute. This will spread the ointment throughout the nares.
Do not apply BACTROBAN nasal ointment concurrently with any other intranasal products [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
The single-use 1-gram tube will deliver a total of approximately 0.5 grams of the ointment (approximately 0.25 grams per nostril).
Discard the tube after usage. Do not re-use.

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