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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

(E)-(2S,33R,4R,5S)-[(2S,3S,4S,5S)-2,3-Epoxy-5-hydroxy-4-metylhexyl]tetrahydro-3,4-dihydroxy-β-metyl-2H-pyran-2-crotonic acid, ester wit 9-Hydroxynonanoic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Mupirocin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Mupirocine (OS: DCF)
  • BRL 4910A (IS: Beecham)
  • PSA (IS)
  • Pseudomonic Acid (IS)
  • Pseudomoninsäure (IS)
  • Mupirocin (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Mupirocine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mupirocinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mupirocin Calcium (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Mupirocin Calcium Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • BRL 4910F (IS: SmithKlineBeec)
  • Mupirocin Calcium (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Mupirocin calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mupirocin Calcium Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Mupirocin-Calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mupirocine calcique (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mupirocinum calcium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Bacidal
    Charoon Bhesaj, Thailand
  • Bacoderm
    Bilim, Turkey
  • Bacrocin
    Valeant, Brazil
  • Bacron
    Bio-Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Bactermin
    Shiteh Organic, Taiwan
  • Bactex
    Union Drug, Thailand
  • Bactifree
    BioFemme, Philippines
  • Bactoderm
    Ikapharmindo, Indonesia; Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Bactoderm (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • Bactokil
    Chinta, Thailand
  • Bactroban
    BB Farma, Italy; Beecham, Portugal; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Farma 1000, Italy; Glaxo, Pakistan; Glaxo Smithkline, Lebanon; GlaxoSmithKline, Bangladesh; GlaxoSmithKline, Brazil; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Costa Rica; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Guatemala; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Honduras; GlaxoSmithKline, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Indonesia; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Iceland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Mexico; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Nicaragua; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Panama; GlaxoSmithKline, Philippines; GlaxoSmithKline, Sweden; GlaxoSmithKline, El Salvador; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline, Taiwan; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline, Venezuela; GlaxoSmithKline, Vietnam; GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa; GSK, Turkey; Hanall Biopharma, South Korea; Sanolabor, Slovenia; SB, Tunisia; SmithKline Beechamn, Bulgaria; Stiefel, Spain; Tianjin SmithKline & French, China; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; BB Farma, Italy
  • Bactroban 2%
    Ecosse, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom; LENIS, Slovenia; Smithkline Beecham, Cyprus
  • Bactroban Nasal
    GlaxoSmithKline, United States
  • Bactrocin
    ZYG, Philippines
  • Bactrocin 2%
    Pharaonia, Egypt; Square, Bangladesh
  • Bactrocine
    Help, Greece
  • Bactroform 2%
    Western, Egypt
  • Bagobiotic
    Bagó, Ecuador
  • Balaban
    Vem Ilaç, Turkey
  • Banbact
    T.Man, Thailand
  • Bantix
    Mediderm, Chile
  • B-Bact
    Wallace, India
  • Betrion
    Pliva, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Centany
    Medimetriks, United States
  • Dermasafe
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Dermoban
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Dermucor S
    Serral, Mexico
  • Dermucor-H (Mupirocin and Hydrocortisone)
    Serral, Mexico
  • Derpix
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Dimsa
    Cinetic, Argentina
  • Flutibact (Mupirocin and Fluticasone)
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Foskina
    Glenmark, Philippines
  • Foskina-B (Mupirocin and Betamethasone)
    Glenmark, Philippines
  • Hevronaz
    Rafarm, Greece
  • InfectoPyoderm
    Infectopharm, Germany
  • Mertus
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Mirobact
    Belupo, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Belupo, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Mupax
    Lazar, Argentina; Lazar, Ecuador
  • Mupibact
    Palsons, India
  • Mupiban
    Agio, Philippines
  • Mupicin
    Amherst Lab, Philippines
  • Mupider
    Kleva, Greece
  • Mupiderm
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Mupiderm 2%
    Almirall, France
  • Mupilife
    Best Biotech, India
  • Mupinova
    Zuventus, India
  • Mupiral
    Gutis, Ecuador
  • Mupirax
    Micro Gratia, India
  • Mupirax 2%
    GNP, Egypt
  • Mupirocin 2% Focus
    Focus Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Mupirocin 2% Putney (veterinary use)
    Putney, United States
  • Mupirocin 2% Taro (veterinary use)
    Taro Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Mupirocin Intrapharm
    Intrapharm Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Mupirocin Pharos
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Mupirocin Target
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Mupirocin Teva
    Teva, Israel
  • Mupirocina
    Iqfarma, Peru; Marfan, Peru
  • Mupirocina Isdin
    Isdin, Spain
  • Mupirocine PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Mupirodal
    Siegfried, Peru
  • Mupirol
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Mupiron
    Eskayef, Bangladesh; Jadran, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Mupirox
    AC Farma, Peru; Fortbenton, Argentina; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Mupiskin
    Mastelli, Italy
  • Muporin
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Muprin
    Hoe, Indonesia; Hoe, Malaysia; Hoe, Philippines; Hoe Pharma, Singapore; HOEPharma, Hong Kong
  • Muricin (veterinary use)
    Fougera, United States
  • Muroderm
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Muron
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Paldar
    Investi, Argentina; Laboratorios Raffo, Chile; Siegfried, Ecuador
  • Pibaksin
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Pirocin
    Psycorem, India
  • Plasimine
    Stiefel, Spain
  • Plasmine
    Stiefel, Spain
  • Presiderm
    Medihealth, Colombia; Roemmers, Ecuador
  • Probactcin 2%
    Bioxell, Egypt
  • Quemicetina
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Sensicort-B (Mupirocin and Mometasone)
    Zuventus, India
  • Setilax
    Roemmers, Peru
  • Spectroderm
    GlaxoSmithKline, Peru
  • Supiroban
    Glenmark, South Africa
  • Supirocin
    Glenmark, India; Glenmark, Malaysia; Glenmark, Oman; Glenmark, Singapore; Glenmark, Vietnam; Glenmark, Peru
  • Supirocin-B (Mupirocin and Betamethasone)
    Glenmark, India; Glenmark, Vietnam
  • Systop
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Taconal
    Aflofarm Farmacja, Poland
  • Taro-Mupirocin
    Taro, Canada
  • T-Bact
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Trego
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Ultrabiotic
    Laboratorio Bago, Chile
  • Underan
    Eurolab, Chile; Saval, Peru
  • Vidox
    Veinfar, Argentina
  • Bactroban
    Glaxo Operations UK, Georgia; GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina; GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Denmark; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovakia; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria; GSK, Belgium; Programmi Sanitari int., Italy; SmithKline Beechamn, Bulgaria; Stiefel, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy
  • Bactroban 2%
    Beecham, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Japan; GlaxoSmithKline Laboratoire Pharmaceutique, France; GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, Austria; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom
  • Mupax
    Lazar, Argentina
  • Mupirocin Calcium Prasco
    Prasco, United States
  • Mupirocina
    Ramos, Nicaragua
  • Turixin
    GlaxoSmithKline, Germany


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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