Can mupirocin cream be used for bed sores?
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com Last updated on Apr 16, 2019.
Official Answerby Drugs.com
If a bed sore is infected, topical mupirocin or other oral antibiotics may be prescribed.
A bed sore / pressure sore requires specialist medical attention. Self diagnosis and or treatment is not recommended.
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