PREPARATIONS: Topical Ointment: 2% (20 mg/g). Topical Cream: 2% (20 mg/g). Nasal ointment: 2% (20 mg/g).
PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING SAFETY: There are no adequate studies of mupirocin in pregnant women; however, studies in animals suggest no important effects on the fetus. Mupirocin, therefore, can be used in pregnancy if the physician feels that it is necessary.
There is no information on the safety of mupirocin in nursing infants. It is unknown if any of the small amount of mupirocin that is absorbed from the skin into the blood of the mother concentrates in breast milk. It is advisable, therefore, not to nurse while using mupirocin.
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