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Bactroban - Summary

Bactroban is a medication used for treating secondary infections caused by skin trauma. People who need a Bactroban cream prescription can use Push Health to connect with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe Bactroban ointment such as Bactroban 2% when appropriate to do so.

What Is Bactroban Used For?

Bactroban is used for treating smaller skin infections thought to be caused by S. aureus or S. pyogenes organisms. Bactroban contains the active ingredient mupirocin calcium which is produced by fermenting Pseudomonas fluorescens. Bactroban is used in the treatment of infections known or suspected to be caused by organisms susceptible to Bactroban ointment. Bactroban is thought to work by blocking bacterial protein synthesis by binding to an enzyme known as isoleucyl transfer-RNA (tRNA) synthetase - a mechanism of action which reduces the incidence of resistance to Bactroban treatment.

Bactroban - Dosage and Cost

Bactroban is typically prescribed to be applied for ten day to areas of concern up to three times per day. However, the ultimate Bactroban cream regimen prescribed depends on the health needs of the patient and the judgement of the prescribing medical provider. Most patients will respond to treatment within five days and additional evaluation is required if that does not occur. For comfort, some providers may recommend applying a gauze dressing over the area on which Bactroban has been applied. After application, Bactroban metabolites can be detected in the urine. The lowest cost way to buy Bactroban is to get generic Bactroban. At many pharmacies in the United States, a 22 gram tube of generic Bactroban 2% cream costs under $20. Bactroban may be covered by one's insurance company depending on why the medication was prescribed and the benefits. Bactroban ointment coupons may also be found online or through the manufacturer. Bactroban cream is generally supplied in 15 gram and 30 gram tubes and should be stored at or under 25° C.

Can I Buy Bactroban Online?

Bactroban is a prescription medication which is why Bactroban OTC is not available in the United States. Because of this, one cannot just buy Bactroban online as the first step is consulting a medical provider. People who need a Bactroban ointment prescription, however, can use Push Health to consult a local medical provider who can prescribe Bactroban cream when appropriate to do so.

Bactroban - Side Effects

Bactroban can cause side effects, and concerns should be discussed with a medical provider and pharmacist prior to use. Side effects that can result from Bactroban ointment use include irritation, pain, and redness at the application site. Nausea, vomiting and itching can also occur from Bactroban 2% use. People with a known hypersensitivity to Bactroban cream or any ingredients in the formulation should not use the medication. Bactroban and alcohol should not be used together.

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Last updated December 31, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.