mupirocin calcium


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mupirocin 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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Mupirocin Calcium is used for the topical treatment of secondary infected traumatic lesions such as small lacerations, sutured wounds or abrasions.
The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of the mupirocin calcium cream formulation with oral cephalexin in the treatment of patients with secondarily infected wounds (such as small lacerations, abrasions, or sutured wounds).
Patients of any age presenting with secondarily infected wounds (such as a small laceration, abrasion, or sutured wound) who could be treated with mupirocin calcium cream or oral cephalexin were enrolled.
Elimination of coincident Staphylococcus aureus nasal and hand carriage with intranasal application of mupirocin calcium ointment.
A randomized trial of Staphylococcus aureus prophylaxis in peritoneal dialysis patients: Mupirocin calcium ointment 2% applied to the exit site versus cyclic oral rifampin.