mupirocin calcium


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mu·pir·o·cin calcium

 (myo͞o-pîr′ə-sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic that is produced by the bacterium Pseudomonas fluorescens and inhibits protein synthesis by streptococcal and staphylococcal bacteria. It is used locally in the treatment of bacterial skin infections, such as impetigo.

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In an advisory, the FDA said GSK Philippines was recalling 31 batches of Mupirocin Calcium (as Free Acid) 20 mg/g Cream (Bactroban 2%) due to particulate contamination as observed by the United States FDA.
Clinical and economic effects of mupirocin calcium on preventing Staphylococcus aureus infection in hemodialysis patients: A decision analysis.
Nasal treatment is with 2% mupirocin calcium ointment 0.
Treatment to eliminate nasal carriage in culture-positive persons was given after randomization, by using either intranasal mupirocin calcium 2% ointment (Bactroban, Glaxo SmithKline, Philadelphia, PA) or sodium fusidate 2% ointment (Fucidin, Leo Pharmaceutical, Ballerup, Denmark), twice a day for a week.
Mupirocin calcium cream is a new formulation of mupirocin that contains 20 mg mupirocin calcium in each gram of an emulsion base.