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Drug Interactions

Bactroban is unlikely to interact with other medicines (see Bactroban Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Bactroban?

Prior to taking this medication, tell your healthcare provider if you have:
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A severe burn or large open wound
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Bactroban Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is unclear what exactly to expect from an overdose with this medication, although information from clinical studies suggests that an overdose is unlikely to be particularly dangerous. If you happen to take too much Bactroban, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Mupirocin Overdose for more information.)
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