Mupirocin is an antibiotic that treats or prevents infection that is caused by bacteria.
Mupirocin nasal is used to prevent severe staph infections in patients and healthcare workers who may be at risk of infection during an outbreak within a hospital or other healthcare setting.
Stop using mupirocin nasal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
-severe burning or stinging of your nose;
-severe burning or watering of your eyes. Continue using the medication and talk with your doctor if you have any of these less serious side effects:
-dryness or unpleasant taste in your mouth;
-runny or stuffy nose;