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Suggest alternative for Mupirocin

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Posted on Tue, 8 May 2018
Question: What is Mupirocin ? And what is better cream or ointment ?
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Antibacterial medication

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Mupirocine is an antibacterial medication.
Ointment is greasy and hence suited for folds like groin while cream is cosmetically better and can be used on face.
Both has same efficacy.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thanks
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Brief Answer: Antibacterial medication Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. Mupirocine is an antibacterial medication. Ointment is greasy and hence suited for folds like groin while cream is cosmetically better and can be used on face. Both has same efficacy. Let me know if you have any other doubts. Thanks