Which medications in the drug class Topical Antibiotics are used in the treatment of Scabies?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Megan Barry, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Topical Antibiotics

These agents are used to treat secondarily infected lesions.

Mupirocin (Bactroban, Centany)

This agent is used to treat infection with Staphylococcus species, beta-hemolytic streptococci, or Streptococcus pyogenes. It inhibits protein and ribonucleic acid (RNA) synthesis by inactivating transfer-RNA synthetase.


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