Neobact ointment is used to treat primary and secondary skin infections. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria. Neobact ointment is effective in staphylococcus aureus and streptococcus pyogenes. It is also active against Gram-negative organisms such as Escherichia coli and Haemophilus influenza.
- Proven Efficacy and safety in the treatment of primary and secondary skin infections
- Higher skin penetration and faster healing
- Effective for prevention against postoperative wound infection
Mode of action
Neobact ointment primarily works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis. Due to its unique mode of action of inhibiting the activity of bacterial isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase, mupirocin does not demonstrate cross-resistance with other classes of antimicrobial agents, giving it a therapeutic advantage. It is available in topical formulations only due to extensive systemic metabolism
Directions for use
Apply to the affected area 3 times daily for up to 10 days or as directed by your physician
- Minor burns
- Atopic Dermatitis
- Folliculitis, Deep cuts
- Wounds and Bed sores
- Secondary skin infections
Common side effects of mupirocin include the following:
Storage and safety information
Mupirocin studies in animals have revealed no evidence of harm to the foetus. As there is no clinical experience on its use during pregnancy, Mupirocin Ointment should only be used in pregnancy when the potential benefits outweigh the possible risks of treatment.