MUPI Topical Ointment

Therapeutic Class

Topical Antibiotics


Mupi ointment is indicated for the topical treatment of impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus, beta-hemolytic Streptococcus and Streptococcus pyogenes.

Chemical Composition

Mupirocin USP 20 mg


5 g / Tube

Dosage & Administration

A small amount of Mupi ointment should be applied to the affected area up to three times daily up to 10 days. The area treated may be covered with gauze dressing if desired. Patients not showing a clinical response within 3 to 5 days should be re-evaluated.


Mupirocin is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity reactions to Mupirocin.

Warning & Precautions

Mupirocin Ointment is not for ophthalmic use, so care should be taken during use on the face.If hypersensitivity reaction or chemical irritation occurs with the use of Mupirocin Ointment, treatment should be discontinued and appropriate alternative therapy for the infection instituted. As with other antibacterial products, prolonged use may result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms, including fungi. Mupirocin Ointment is not formulated for use on mucosal surfaces. Intranasal use has been associated with isolated reports of stinging pain and drying. Polyethylene glycol can be absorbed from open wounds and damaged skin and is excreted by the kidneys. In common with other polyethylene glycol-based ointment, Mupirocin Ointment should not be used in conditions where absorption of large quantities of polyethylene glycol is possible, especially if there is evidence of moderate or severe renal impairment.