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Mupimet Ointment 5 gm

Manufacturer

Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Selected Pack Size: 5

  • 5 gm
  • 10 gm

Composition

MUPIROCIN-2%W/W

Consume Type

TOPICAL

In Stock

Product Details

About Mupimet Ointment 5 gm

Mupimet Ointment 5 gm is a novel topical antibiotic used to treat skin infection 'impetigo' caused by bacterias namely Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. A bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.

Mupimet Ointment 5 gm works by stopping the production of necessary proteins needed for bacterial surveillance. It is also active against Gram-negative organisms such as Escherichia coli and Haemophilus influenza. It is not effective against fungal or viral infections, and should not be applied on burnt skin areas and open-cut wound.

Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should only be used if advised by your doctor.  It is not recommended for children below 2 months of age. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should be used for skin only and accidentally if it gets into your eye, mouth or nose rinse with water. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should be applied to the affected area with a piece of clean cotton wool or gauze swab. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should not be applied more than the recommended dose, to avoid unpleasant side effects. And also, the course should be completed even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic. Some common side effects of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm are burning, itching, redness, stinging and dryness on your skin in the place where Mupimet Ointment 5 gm is applied. Sensitive allergic reaction (skin hypersensitivity reactions) like rashes, itching, swelling, and shortness of breath can occur in rare cases. Please consult your doctor if an allergic reaction becomes severe.

Tell your doctor if you are known to allergic to Mupimet Ointment 5 gm or any other medicines. It is not known whether Mupimet Ointment 5 gm harm baby or passes into breast milk. It is better to contact a doctor before using Mupimet Ointment 5 gm during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. If nursing mothers are applying Mupimet Ointment 5 gm to their breast or nipple, they should wash the affected area thoroughly before nursing their baby.

Uses of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm

Bacterial skin infection (impetigo).

Medicinal Benefits

Mupimet Ointment 5 gm is widely used to treat skin infections due to specific bacteria. This medicine works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth.

Directions for Use

Apply a small amount of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm, with a cotton swab or gauze pad to the affected area of the skin as per the dosage prescribed by your doctor

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm

  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Stinging
  • Dryness

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) has been reported while using major topical antibacterial products. If CDAD is suspected or confirmed, the ongoing treatment of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should be discontinued. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should be stopped if irritation, severe itching, or skin rash occurs. If there is no improvement observed in 3-5 days, contact your doctor. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm should be used with caution in children less than 2 months of age. Prolonged use of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm may result in the overgrowth of fungi. Rinse with water in a case Mupimet Ointment 5 gm accidentally enters your nose, eyes, or mouth. A separate product of nasal is available for use in the nose. Mupimet Ointment 5 gm topical is for use only on the skin. Do not apply on the burnt skin or open cut wound.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: No drug interactions have been identified with Mupimet Ointment 5 gm.

Drug-Food Interaction: No food interactions have been identified with Mupimet Ointment 5 gm.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Use with caution in patients with kidney disease or those on dialysis.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    No reported interaction with Mupimet Ointment 5 gm. But, It is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Mupimet Ointment 5 gm is a category B pregnancy drug. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    It is not known whether Mupimet Ointment 5 gm harm baby or passes into breast milk in the breastfeeding state. So, it is better to contact a doctor before using Mupimet Ointment 5 gm during breastfeeding. If nursing mothers are applying Mupimet Ointment 5 gm to their breast or nipple, they should wash the affected area thoroughly before nursing their baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Mupimet Ointment 5 gm has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or use machines.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Mupimet Ointment 5 gm does not have any reported interaction hence, in case you experience any difficulty discuss with your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Mupimet Ointment 5 gm does not have any reported interaction hence, in case you experience any difficulty discuss with your doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Other Information (MUP0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-23

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Your skin is your body’s largest organ. Its aim is to protect your body against infection. The skin itself gets infected occasionally. Infections of bacterial skin frequently begin as tiny, red bumps that increase in size slowly. A wide variety of germs cause skin infections, and symptoms can range from mild to severe. With over-the-counter medications and home remedies, mild infections may be treatable, while other infections may need medical attention.

FAQs

Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. But, it would be suggested to complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Exercise caution while using this medicine for treating skin with any open wounds unless suggested by your doctor. Not be used around eyes or nose.

Apply a small amount of Mupimet Ointment 5 gm, with a cotton swab or gauze pad to the affected area of the skin as per the dosage and schedule prescribed by your doctor

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhoea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhoea that is watery or bloody, call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrheal medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

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Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

#1, Fourrts Avenue, Annai Indira Nagar, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam, Chennai, India.

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