Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Bactroban


Mupirocin is used inside the nose to kill a certain bacteria, known as Staphylococcus aureus (also known as “staph”), that has become resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Ointment