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Bactroban - is there anything comparable available over the counter?

Medically reviewed by Last updated on April 5, 2023.

Official answer


There will be nothing comparable to Bactroban available over the counter.

Bactroban contains mupirocin, an antibiotic. Mupirocin prevents bacteria from growing on your skin.

Bactroban is used to treat infections of the skin such as impetigo.

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