Why B-Bact ointment for skin infections?
There are lots of antibacterial ointments against skin infection available in the market. However, B-Bact ointment is cheaper than any drugs used for treating such condition. Other treatments used to treat skin infections are:
- Oral Antibiotics
- Antifungal sprays
- Antifungal cream
- Topical ointment
- Other topical creams
They may have the same effects, but they don’t have the same price.
How does B-Bact ointment work?
B-Bact contains Mupirocin as an active ingredient. Mupirocin works by harming the bacteria and by preventing the infection from spreading. It acts to prevent the bacterial enzyme which results in the inhibition of the protein synthesis. It can stop the growth of protein that is needed by the bacteria to survive.
How to use B-Bact ointment?
Consult your doctor before using this medication. Before you start the treatment, conduct a skin test first. Apply a small amount of the ointment on your skin. Wait for allergic reaction to occur, if there’s none then you can proceed with the treatment. Wash the infected part and let it dry. Apply a small amount to the affected part or as prescribed by your doctor. Cover it with a bandage and wash your hands with soap and water. Avoid applying the ointment near your eyes, nose, and mouth.
What are the side effects of B-Bact ointment?
B-Bact ointment may cause some side effects just like any other drugs. The common side effects of the drug are burning, itching, pain and stinging. Serious side effects include allergic reaction and eye irritation. You may also experience diarrhea, stomach cramp and blood discharge in your stool. If this reaction becomes worse over time, visit your doctor right away.
Warning and Precaution
There are things to avoid and keep in mind when you’re using this medication. These are the following:
- Avoid applying this ointment on broken skin or open wounds.
- Do not apply this ointment with any other lotion or cream.
- This ointment is for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Do not use this ointment if you’re allergic to its ingredient.
- If you’re pregnant or lactating, consult your doctor before using.
- Avoid drinking alcohol when you’re using this B-Bact.
- Keep B-Bact away from the reach of children.