T-Bact Ointment (Mupirocin)

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T-Bact Ointment is used to treat skin infections. It is also known as Mupirocin 2% Ointment.

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T-Bact Ointment 5g (Mupirocin)

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1 Ointment $4.90
3 Ointment/s $14.70
6 Ointment/s $29.40

T-Bact Ointment 10g (Mupirocin)

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1 Ointment $7.27
3 Ointment/s $21.80
6 Ointment/s $43.60

T-Bact Ointment 15g (Mupirocin)

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1 Ointment $11.70
3 Ointment/s $35.12
6 Ointment/s $70.24

Salt Composition  Mupirocin
USA Brand Name T-Bact Ointment
Strength 5g, 10g, 15g
Generic Name Mupirocin Ointment
Manufacturer  Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

What is T-Bact (Mupirocin 2% Ointment)?

Mupirocin is an active substance. It is a topical antibiotic agent, and it is used in the management of impetigo, which is a skin infection related to bacteria and is highly infectious in children. By preventing bacterial growth, it essentially targets the infection's underlying cause. Mupirocin belongs to the group of bacteriostatic antibiotics acting on bacterial protein synthesis.

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Aspect Details
Active Ingredient Mupirocin
Usage Treats bacterial skin infections
Application 2-3 times daily or as directed
Side Effects Mild burning, stinging, and itching
Precautions External use only, avoid mucous membranes
Interactions No significant interactions were reported
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Precautions

  • Not for use if allergic to mupirocin or any ointment components.
  • Only for Caucasian adult skin; avoid the face, eyes, nostrils, mouth, and moist areas.
  • Do not use it on deep, pierced wounds without a doctor's advice.
  • Pregnant and lactating women should consult a doctor before using.

Usage Instructions

  1. In the first instance, the infected part should be washed with soap in warm water.
  2. Apply the thin layer using a freshly used cotton swab or a new, sterile applicator.
  3. Use this product 2-3 times daily or as advised in consultation.
  4. It should not be applied to large, open, weeping, or raw surfaces or to grossly infected, deep, or severe burns without medical advice.

Side Effects

While generally well-tolerated, potential side effects may include:

  • Mild burning or stinging at the application site
  • Itching or redness
  • Allergic reactions in rare cases

If severe reactions occur, consult a healthcare professional immediately.

FAQ’s

Q1: What is T-Bact 2% Ointment used for?
A: It treats bacterial skin infections like impetigo, folliculitis, and certain wound infections.

Q2: How should it be applied?
A: Clean the area, then apply a thin layer 2-3 times daily or as directed by your doctor.

Q3: Can it be used on open wounds?
A: Yes, but only if advised by a healthcare professional.

Q4: How long should the treatment last?
A: Use as directed by your doctor, typically for 1-2 weeks.

Interactions

The topical use of T-Bact 2% Ointment has no severe or adverse reactions regarding drug interaction. However, it is always advisable to disclose any other medication that you are using to your doctor.

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Manufacturer:Glaxo Smithkline
Equivalent Brand:Bactroban
Generic Search:Mupirocin