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According to Mayo Clinic, there are some side effects that may occur during Mupirocin treatment.

Adverse Reactions

NOTE: If you experience these side effects stop use and discuss with your physician.

Such side effects may include but are not limited to:

  • Skin irritation
  • Blister development
  • Pain and/or burning on the treated area
  • Canker sores
  • Swelling
  • Cracked skin

Side effects where the incidence is unknown include but are not limited to:

  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Skin redness
  • Diarrhea
  • Tiredness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Hives

It is critical that you communicate with your doctor about any side effects you experience. Before starting treatment with Mupirocin, talk to your doctor about the risks and potential side effects.

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