Which medications in the drug class Antibiotic ointments are used in the treatment of Epistaxis?

Updated: May 08, 2020
  • Author: Quoc A Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Antibiotic ointments

Antibiotic ointments help prevent local infection and provide local moisturization.

Mupirocin ointment 2% (Bactroban nasal)

Mupirocin ointment inhibits bacterial growth by inhibiting RNA and protein synthesis. It is a compounded medication.


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