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I noticed her eye has a discharge and wonder if mupirocin is

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good morning, I noticed her eye has a green discharge and wonder if mupirocin is safe to use around the eye
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Zoe 3 yrs old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Zoe?
Customer: she is an indoor cat in excellent health
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 6 months ago.

The manufacturer of mupirocin specifically states NOT to use this medication around the eyes.

Were you hoping to use it for irritation on the skin from the discharge?

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