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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bactroban topical.

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57 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/18/2015 8:14:45 PM

Reviewer: (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Nightmare. Had road rash and knee scrapes from bike accident. They were healing but went to a clinic to make sure no infection. Was given mupirocin cream . Before they put it on had no pain on my burns or cuts. After they put it on extreme burning and it didn't go away. Called a few hours later to tell them. The cuts began oozing yellow green stuff where they previously were all dried up. The ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/2/2015 3:12:12 AM

Reviewer: jjx, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Used this after getting infected mosquito bites on holiday. Absolutely excellent. Healed very quickly. Use as soon as bite occurs and they heal almost straight away. Can get abroad without perscription.

Condition: Other
7/7/2015 4:31:08 PM

Reviewer: annon1, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Jock itch that persisted for 2 months wouldn't respond to any treatment from lamisil OTC cremes to ketaconazole Rx creme. Bactroban (mupirocin) had almost immediate effect within hours redness and swelling diminished. This is terrific stuff and with average insurance only cost 10.00. Great Rx and finally relief after so long of fighting discomfort! Recommend as a first line of defense for ith ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
11/15/2012 4:54:05 PM

Reviewer: mike85, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
As of last week I developed face/neck folliculitis on most of the areas that I shave. It's only been a day since I've been using this product and so I'm not sure if it actually works yet. It made me a bit itchy after initially applying it (less it more). Hopefully it will help this stubborn folliculitis go away because it's red, irritated and has a cluster of white pus-filled small ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/9/2012 3:37:39 AM

Reviewer: Gan WeiDi, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Easily treats skin lacerations and open wound, keeping it disinfected all the time. Really a great medication. It has however some antibiotics properties, therefore care shall be exercise. Do consult a pharmacist or doctor for instruction.

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