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Mupirocin Calcium 2% Cream

Products Affected - Description

    • Bactroban topical cream, GlaxoSmithKline, 2%, 15 gm tube, 1 count, NDC 00029-1527-22
    • Bactroban topical cream, GlaxoSmithKline, 2%, 30 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 00029-1527-25

Reason for the Shortage

    • GlaxoSmithKline is looking for an alternative supply source.
    • Glenmark has mupirocin cream available.

Available Products

    • Mupirocin calcium topical cream, Glenmark, 2%, 15 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 68462-0564-17
    • Mupirocin calcium topical cream, Glenmark, 2%, 30 gram tube, 1 count, NDC 68462-0564-35

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • GlaxoSmithKline has Bactroban 2% cream in 15 gram and 30 gram sizes on long-term back order and the company cannot estimate a release date.


Updated April 16, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created September 4, 2015 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


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