Mupirocin Topical Ointment, 2% Rx
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Mupirocin Topical Ointment, 2% Rx

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  • Usually ships the same weekday before 3pm CT with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What is Mupirocin Topical Ointment for Dogs and Cats?

  • Mupirocin is a prescription, topical ointment for dogs that contains an antibiotic.
  • Mupirocin works by stopping the bacteria from growing while soothing existing hot spots and infected areas.

Why do cats and dogs use Mupirocin?

  • Mupirocin is used to treat a range of bacterial skin infections in dogs.
  • Your veterinarian may prescribe Mupirocin if your dog is suffering from painful, uncomfortable hot spots, also known as “pyoderma.”

What else should I know about Mupirocin?

  • The Vet Labeled product has directions for dogs.
  • The Generic Labeled product has directions for humans on the packaging, but is a drug used off-label for dogs and cats.
  • Muricin is a brand name, vet label drug. If you place an order for Muricin, it will always be filled with Muricin Mupirocin Ointment by Dechra.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Mupirocin?

  • Do not apply Mupirocin near the eyes.
  • Prevent your dog or cat from grooming or licked the treated area for 20 to 30 minutes after application.
  • Side effects are rare when the ointment is used as directed.

How do you use Mupirocin?

  • Mupirocin is applied to the skin as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Wear gloves when applying the ointment or wash your hands immediately after handling the medication.
  • Dispose of the Mupirocin in the regular trash. Do not wash the Mupirocin down the drain.

What is in Mupirocin?

  • Mupirocin is a topical antibiotic drug that treats bacterial infections.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Muricin is a brand name. You will receive the exact brand that you request.
  • Mupirocin 22 gram tubes are sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Mupirocin?

  • Mupirocin is an antibiotic. Resistance is a major concern when using antibiotics. To help avoid resistance, it is important for you to use this for as long as your veterinarian has prescribed, even if you dog or cat is looking and feeling better.