Skin infections (topicals):

Indications for: BACTROBAN NASAL

Eradication of nasal colonization of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) in adult patients and healthcare workers in certain institutional settings during outbreaks of infections with MRSA (see literature).

Adult Dosage:

Apply approximately 0.25g to inside of each nostril twice daily for 5 days. Spread ointment by repeatedly closing and releasing the nostrils for 1 minute after application.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

BACTROBAN NASAL Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid eyes. Nasal use in high-risk patients: see full labeling regarding autoinfection. Discontinue if sensitization or severe local irritation occurs. Prolonged use may result in superinfection. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

BACTROBAN NASAL Classification:



Nasal: avoid other concomitant nasal products.

Adverse Reactions:

Topical: burning, stinging, pain, itching. Nasal: headache, rhinitis, respiratory disorder, pharyngitis, taste perversion, burning/stinging, cough, pruritus; severe allergic reactions, C. difficile-associated diarrhea.

How Supplied:

Oint—22g; Crm—15g, 30g; Nasal (single-use) (1g)—10