We demonstrated that topical gentamicin is superior to mupirocin in reducing the incidence of gram-negative exit-site infection. Gentamicin has comparable efficacy to mupirocin for gram-positive and -negative peritonitis as well as gram-positive exit-site infection.
What is the generic name for mupirocin?
Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibiotic that prevents bacteria from growing on your skin. Bactroban topical (for use on the skin) is used to treat skin infections such as impetigo or a Staph infection of the skin.
What are other uses for mupirocin?
Mupirocin topical cream is used to treat secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions due to specific bacteria. Mupirocin topical ointment is used to treat impetigo. This medicine works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.
What is mupirocin over the counter?
Neosporin is an over-the-counter topical medication that can be used for minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Mupirocin (Centany) is a prescription medication that is generally used for moderate-to-severe bacterial infections, or infections that cant be treated with other antibiotics.
Can you use mupirocin and hydrocortisone together?
Conclusions: Monotherapy with hydrocortisone ointment is the main treatment in infants with mild to moderate AD and combination with mupirocin is safe and effective often needed because of possible Staphylococcus carriage.
Is mupirocin an over the counter ointment?
Mupirocin cream and ointments require a prescription to be dispensed in the United States. One cannot get mupirocin ointment OTC (over-the-counter) or buy mupirocin online in the US. The first step to getting a mupirocin prescription is consulting a licensed medical provider.