Muricin is an antibiotic and treats skin infections in dogs.
Muricin is a prescription medication used to treat skin infections, caused by certain types of bacteria, in dogs. Muricin belongs to a group of drugs called topical antibiotics, which are used directly on the skin to kill bacteria.
This medication comes in an ointment and is usually applied 2 times a day.
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Uses of Muricin
Muricin is a prescription medication used to treat skin infections, caused by certain types of bacteria, in dogs, including Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus intermedius.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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Muricin Drug Class
Muricin is part of the drug class:
Due to a potential hazard for nephrotoxicity due to polyethylene glycol content of the product base, exercise care in use for extensive deep lesions where absorption of large quantities of polyethylene glycol is possible.
Muricin and Pregnancy
Safety in pregnant or breeding animals has not been determined.
Prior to treatment, the lesion should be cleansed.
Muricin ointment should be applied to the affected area twice a day. Apply a sufficient amount of ointment to completely cover the infected area.
Maximum duration of treatment should not exceed 30 days.
Apply Muricin exactly as prescribed by the veterinarian. Follow the directions on the prescription label carefully.
Store Muricin at room temperature at between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F).
Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children.