Note: This document contains side effect information about mupirocin topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Centany.
Applies to mupirocin topical: topical cream, topical ointment
Other dosage forms:
Along with its needed effects, mupirocin topical (the active ingredient contained in Centany) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking mupirocin topical:
Incidence not known
Some side effects of mupirocin topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Applies to mupirocin topical: compounding powder, nasal ointment, topical cream, topical kit, topical ointment
Nasal Ointment: Cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions have been reported very rarely during postmarketing experience.
Topical Ointment: Cutaneous sensitization reactions to the active component or ointment base have been reported.
-Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pruritus/itching
-Frequency not reported: Rash
-Postmarketing reports: Cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions
-Common (1% to 10%): Rash, pruritus, cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions
-Frequency not reported: Dry skin, erythema, cellulitis, dermatitis, hives
-Common (1% to 10%): Pruritus/itching, erythema, dry skin/dryness
-Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Contact dermatitis, furunculosis, exfoliative dermatitis, rash, cutaneous sensitization reactions
Frequency not reported: Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea
-Frequency not reported: Diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea
-Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, nausea
-Frequency not reported: Abdominal pain, ulcerative stomatitis
-Frequency not reported: Nausea
Postmarketing reports: Systemic allergic reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis, generalized rash, urticaria, angioedema)
Systemic allergic reactions have been reported during postmarketing experience very rarely.
-Common (1% to 10%): Burning, irritation, tingling, itching, stinging, soreness, facial pain over maxillae
-Common (1% to 10%): Application site reactions, application site burning, application site hypersensitivity reactions (including urticaria, pruritus, erythema, burning sensation, contact dermatitis, rash)
-Common (1% to 10%): Burning, stinging, pain/swelling at application site, dryness, itching, erythema
-Frequency not reported: Increased exudate, application site reactions
-Common (1% to 10%): Taste perversion, headache
-Common (1% to 10%): Headache
-Frequency not reported: Dizziness
-Common (1% to 10%): Conjunctivitis
-Frequency not reported: Blepharitis, burning, tearing
-Common (1% to 10%): Burning/stinging
-Frequency not reported: Ear pain
-Frequency not reported: Bleeding or pain secondary to eczema, secondary wound infection
-Common (1% to 10%): Burning/stinging/pain
-Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Systemic reactions (not otherwise specified)
-Frequency not reported: Tenderness, swelling, increased exudate
-Common (1% to 10%): Postnasal drip, sinusitis, rhinitis, respiratory disorder (including upper respiratory tract congestion), pharyngitis, cough
-Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Nasal mucosa reactions
-Frequency not reported: Epistaxis
Medically reviewed by BestRx Medical Team Last updated on 1/1/2020.
Source: Drugs.com Centany