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

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48 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria in Nose
11/6/2015 8:26:53 PM

Reviewer: sane, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I loved this ointment when it used to work. Recently, however, I went to my doctor and asked for more of this since my old one expired. They told me it was alright to use as long as it doesn't seem weird or the oil haven't separated. I trusted their advice and my nose couldn't stop hurting. It's been happening for days. I tried to look inside of my nose; turns out, it had burn my t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria in Nose
12/21/2014 8:29:30 AM

Reviewer: JDubya, Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this ointment 2% for MRSA outbreaks. I had been having problems with boils on my arms, legs, back, scrotum, nose, etc. They tried Bactrim first and it seemed to work along with Epsom salts lotion. I would get an outbreak, get treatment (not Bactrim each time, but a 7-day antibiotic and after it was over I got MRSA boils back again. This ointment seems to be most effective in my no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria in Nose
6/19/2014 6:55:01 PM

Reviewer: Julia Deyarmond, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have used Mupirocin since April. I have a hole in my leg caused by an injury in March/14.Oral antibiotics have been tried. Three different ones, then this. No good results. I am very concerned and do not know where to go from here. My leg developed cellulitis from the injury and I am no healing. Any new suggestions?

Condition: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria in Nose
4/8/2014 10:06:10 PM

Reviewer: Riverwind, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My nose was red and very sensitive to the touch for two weeks before I visited my Doctor.....after using this ointment along with Bactrim for ten days, I was back to normal.

Condition: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteria in Nose
9/25/2013 5:52:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 13 days of use (my doctor told me to stop after 14 days) there is minimal improvement of the bumps inside my nose.

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