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InfectoPyoderm® ointment

INFECTOPYODERM must not be used

  • if you are allergic to mupirocin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed insection 6)
  • on the eye, in the nose, or where a central vein cannula has been placed.

If any of the above applies to you, do not use the medicine. If you are not sure, do not use it. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using INFECTOPYODERM.

Warnings and Precautions

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using INFECTOPYODERM.

INFECTOPYODERM can cause severe skin reactions or allergies (see section 4 “What to look out for”).

A yeast infection (candidosis) can occur if INFECTOPYODERM is used over a long period of time. If this happens, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Be careful not to get the ointment in your eyes. If the ointment accidentally gets into your eyes, rinse them thoroughly with water.


Do not use INFECTOPYODERM in newborn babies younger than four weeks.

Using INFECTOPYODERM with other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking / using any other medicines, have recently taken / used or may take / use any other medicines.

pregnancy and breast feeding period

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, if you suspect you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

If a cracked nipple needs treatment, wash off the ointment thoroughly before breastfeeding.

Driving and using machines

INFECTOPYODERM has no influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
INFECTOPYODERM contains macrogol

Talk to your doctor before use, if

  • You have kidney problems
  • large areas with open wounds or damaged skin are to be treated.

INFECTOPYODERM contains butylated hydroxytoluene

Butylated hydroxytoluene can cause local skin irritation (e.g. contact dermatitis) and irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes.