The uses of Bactroban Ointment include: BACTROBAN ointment contains mupirocin (2% w/w) as the active ingredient.
Mupirocin is an antibiotic. Antibiotics work by killing bacteria, which can cause infection.
BACTROBAN ointment is used for the treatment of certain types of skin infections such as school sores (impetigo), infection of the hair root and boils.
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. BACTROBAN ointment is for use on your skin only.