Generic Bactroban Ointment for Treatment of Skin Infections

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Generic Bactroban (T-Bact Ointment) is used for the treatment of certain types of skin infections such as impetigo, infection of the hair root and boils. Generic Bactroban is also used when infection occurs in skin damaged by eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes (cold sores), wounds, cuts, grazes, insect bites, minor burns etc.

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Generic Bactroban Ointment for Treatment of Skin Infections

  1. 1. Generic Bactroban Ointment Generic Bactroban Ointment (T-Bact Ointment) is used for the treatment of certain types of skin infections such as impetigo, infection of the hair root and boils. It is also used when infection occurs in skin damaged by eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes (cold sores), wounds, cuts, grazes, insect bites, minor burns etc. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Bactroban Ointment Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Bactroban Ointment Active Ingredient The active ingredient present in T-Bact Ointment (Generic Bactroban) is Mupirocin Calcium USP equivalent to 2% w/w mupirocin free acid. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Bactroban Ointment Recommended Dosage The recommended dosage for T-Bact Ointment (Generic Bactroban) is given below: Adults / Children / Elderly : 3 times a day for up to 10 days, depending on the response. Hepatic impairment: No dosage adjustment is necessary. Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment is necessary. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Bactroban Ointment Method of Administration A small quantity of Mupirocin Calcium ointment 2% (T-Bact Ointment) should he applied to the affected area with a piece of clean cotton wool or gauze swab three times daily. The treated area may be covered by a dressing if necessary. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Bactroban Ointment Missed Dose If you forget an application, apply some ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you remember when it is almost time for your next dose, take only your usual dose at that time. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Bactroban Ointment Contraindications Generic Bactroban Ointment is contraindicated in the following cases: ➔Known hypersensitivity to Mupirocin Calcium or any inactive ingredients of this medication. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Bactroban Ointment Storage Instructions Generic Bactroban (T-Bact Ointment) may be stored in a cool place (below 25°C). Do not freeze. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Bactroban Ointment Side Effects of T-Bact Ointment The most commonly reported side effects are Itching, Dryness, Burning, Redness, Stinging, Pain and Swelling. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following: Wheezing, swelling of the lips/mouth, difficulty in breathing, hayfever, lumpy rash (hives) or fainting. These could by a symptom of an allergic reaction. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Bactroban Ointment Warnings And Precautions ➔This mupirocin ointment formulation is not suitable for ophthalmic use, intranasal use, use in conjunction with cannulae, at the site of central venous cannulation. ➔Avoid contact with eyes. If contaminated, the eyes should be thoroughly washed with water until the ointment residues have been removed. ➔In the rare event of a possible sensitisation reaction or severe local irritation occurring with the use of mupirocin ointment, treatment should be discontinued. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Generic Bactroban Ointment Pregnancy and Lactation Pregnancy: Adequate human data on use during pregnancy are not available. However, animal studies have not identified any risk to pregnancy or embryo-foetal development. Lactation: Adequate human and animal data on use during lactation are not available. If a cracked nipple is to be treated, it should be thoroughly washed prior to breast feeding. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Generic Bactroban Ointment T-Bact Ointment (Generic Bactroban) Manufactured by GSK India For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
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