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T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

Salt Composition : Mupirocin

Manufacturer : GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 113.62
Price :102
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Introduction to T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm is a topical antibiotic drug belonging to the class of cell membrane-active agents containing the active ingredient Mupirocin. It is mainly used for the topical treatment of impetigo. Impetigo is a common and highly contagious bacterial skin infection that mainly affects children.

Two types of bacteria cause it: Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenic. Impetigo appears as red sores on the face, especially around the nose and mouth, but can also occur on other body parts. The infection is usually spread through direct contact with the sores or items contaminated by the bacteria, such as towels, clothing, or toys. It can also enter the body through cuts, scratches, or insect bites. 

This drug is contraindicated and should not be used if you have a known hypersensitivity or allergy to T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm or any of its components. If you have experienced an allergic reaction to this drug in the past, you should avoid using it. This ointment is intended for external use only and should not come into contact with the eyes, nose, mouth, or other mucous membranes. If accidental contact occurs, it should be rinsed thoroughly with water. This medicine is not recommended for use on deep or puncture wounds. It is best to consult a healthcare professional for appropriate wound care and treatment in these cases. If you are a pregnant or breastfeeding woman, please consult your doctor before using this drug.


Uses of T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

  • Impetigo

Therapeutic Effects of T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm works by inhibiting the growth and spread of bacteria. It specifically targets the bacteria's ability to produce proteins necessary for survival, ultimately leading to their elimination.


Interaction of T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm with other drugs

No known drug interactions exist between T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm when used topically. These ingredients are generally considered safe for topical use, and there is no evidence to suggest that they interact with any medications when applied to the skin. It is necessary to consult with a healthcare provider or a dermatologist before using any new topical antibiotics.


More Information about T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

  • Store T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm at controlled room temperature (20° to 25°C)
  • Keep the ointment out of reach of children and pets

How to consume T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm can be used for external purposes only. To use this ointment, wash the affected area, apply a thin layer using gentle circular motions, and repeat two to three times a day or as directed. Avoid applying to open wounds or broken skin, and follow specific instructions from your healthcare provider.


Safety Advices for T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

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Pregnancy

  

Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before using T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm. Discuss whether this ointment is safe to use or not during pregnancy. 

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Breast Feeding

  

If you are breastfeeding, get advice from your doctor before using T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm are safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm are safe to use in patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether drinking alcohol while using T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

It is safe to drive vehicles or operate heavy machinery after using T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm, it doesn’t affect your ability to drive.


Side Effects of T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them. T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm generally does not cause any side effects. However, if you experience unfamiliar symptoms after using this ointment, consult your physician.


Word of Advice

Do not share your T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm with others, even if they have similar symptoms. It is prescribed specifically for your condition, and using it without medical advice may not be effective for others. Avoid getting the medicine in your eyes, nose, mouth, or other mucous membranes. If accidental contact occurs, rinse the area thoroughly with water. It's important to use ointment for the full duration prescribed, even if the symptoms improve or disappear before completing the treatment. This ointment mainly helps to ensure that the infection is completely eradicated. Use a clean cotton swab or sterile applicator to apply a thin layer of this ointment to the affected area. Avoid using your fingers to minimize the risk of contamination.


FAQs

Q 1. What is T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm used for?

T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm is an antibiotic used topically to treat bacterial skin infections, including impetigo (a common skin infection), folliculitis (hair follicle infection), and certain types of wound infections.

Q 2. How does T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm work?

T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm works by inhibiting the growth and spread of bacteria. It specifically targets the bacteria's ability to produce proteins necessary for survival, ultimately leading to their elimination.

Q 3. How should I apply T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm?

Clean the affected area thoroughly with mild soap and water, then pat it dry. Apply a thin layer of the T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm to the affected area, usually two to three times a day or as directed by your doctor. Avoid using excessive amounts of ointment.

Q 4. Can T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm be used on open wounds?

Yes, T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm can be used on open wounds as long as your healthcare professional mentions no contraindications. It helps prevent or treat bacterial infections in wounds and promotes healing.

Q 5. Whether T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm can be used for pus infections?

Yes, T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm can be used to treat skin infections that involve pus. Consult your doctor for a clear diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

Q 6. How long should I use T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm?

The main duration of treatment depends on the specific infection and your healthcare professional's instructions. It is necessary to complete the full treatment regimen as prescribed, even if the symptoms improve before completion.


Fact Box of T Bact 2% Ointment 5gm

Molecule name: Mupirocin

Therapeutic class: Topical antibiotics

Pharmacological class: Cell membrane-active agent

Indications: Impetigo


References

  1. Mupirocin, 2% rx only - Food and Drug Administration. Available at: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2002/50788_Mupirocin_lbl.pdf (Accessed on 11 May 2023).
  2. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Chemotherapy of microbial diseases, 12th edition, 2011, 1544.
  3. Bertram.G.Katzung, Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Cancer Chemotherapeutic drugs, 14th edition, 2017, 896, and 1070.
  4. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology,Macrolide and other Antibacterial Antibiotics, 7th edition, 2013, 759.

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