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- MupirocinGeneric for BactrobanRx2%22g tube of ointments $5.25 USD22g tube of ointments $5.25 USD - $NaN USD/tube of ointmentSave $46.31
Do you need a prescription for mupirocin?
Yes, mupirocin is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is mupirocin without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase mupirocin, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for mupirocin in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a mupirocin savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your mupirocin with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a mupirocin coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide mupirocin coupons or FREE mupirocin samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for mupirocin in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much mupirocin?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using mupirocin. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much mupirocin. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic mupirocin?
Generic mupirocin refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of mupirocin
Mupirocin is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of certain skin infections.
Active ingredient of mupirocin
The active ingredient of mupirocin is mupirocin.
US brand name of mupirocin and manufacturer
Mupirocin is available in the US under the brand names Bactroban, and Centany. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.
UK brand name of mupirocin and manufacturer
In the UK, mupirocin is available under the brand name Bactroban. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.
Prescription requirement for mupirocin
A prescription (Rx) is required for mupirocin in both the US and the UK.
Availability of mupirocin in the UK with NHS prescription
Mupirocin is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions treated by mupirocin
Mupirocin is an antibacterial ointment used for the treatment of impetigo and skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. Mupirocin is also used for the treatment of superficial MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections.
Mechanism of action?
Mupirocin is an antimicrobial that works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis, thereby preventing the growth and multiplication of bacteria.
Forms of mupirocin available
Mupirocin is available as topical ointment and nasal ointment dosage forms. Mupirocin ointment should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture, heat, direct light, and out of the reach of children.
Dosage of mupirocin
The dosage of mupirocin may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition and response to treatment. The treated area may be covered with a gauze dressing. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions provided by the healthcare provider.
Directions for mupirocin use
Mupirocin should be applied topically as directed by the healthcare provider. It is usually applied to the affected area of the skin or inside the nostrils.
Warnings and contraindications for mupirocin
- Mupirocin may have certain risks and potential side effects. It is important to discuss these with a healthcare provider before starting the medication
- Mupirocin is for external use only and should not be used in the eyes, mouth, or vagina
Use of mupirocin if pregnant or planning pregnancy
The use of mupirocin during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks. It is not known if mupirocin passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Possible side effects of mupirocin
Common side effects of mupirocin may include skin irritation, itching, or rash at the site of application. Serious side effects are rare. If any severe allergic reactions or adverse effects persist, seek immediate medical advice from a healthcare professional.
Interactions with other drugs
Mupirocin may interact with other medications. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, nonprescription over-the-counter medications, supplements, and herbal products to prevent drug interactions.
Similar drugs to mupirocin
Other topical antibiotics used for the treatment of skin infections include fusidic acid, neomycin, and bacitracin.
- FDA Prescribing Information for Bactroban
- MHRA product information for Bactroban
- WebMD – Mupirocin
- Drugs.com – Mupirocin
- NHS UK
Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.
The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.
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