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Uses of Chitomesh SF Cream

Chitomesh- SF Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Chitomesh SF Cream side effects

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Chitomesh SF Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Chitomesh SF Cream works

Chitomesh- SF Cream is an antibiotic. It works against bacteria that cause skin infections by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. Thus, it prevents the skin infection from spreading.

Chitomesh SF Cream related warnings

No interaction found/established
Chitomesh- SF Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Chitomesh- SF Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Do not use sodium fusidate and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fusidic acid, sodium fusidate or any other ingredient in the medicine.
  • Avoid using sodium fusidate if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • Take special precaution if you are going to apply this medicine near your eyes or the eyes of a child.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Chitomesh SF

After using baby lips' lip balm, I developed an alergy on my lips after consulting dermetologiest I have been using desowen-cream-145148">Desowen cream for the past 4 months. When I stoped using even for a day my lips become dry and pus starts to ooze. What do you recommend.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
stop applying Desowen cream.As this cream is begining to show its side effects nowChitomesh SF cream / Fudic creambioderma lip balm or cicaplast lip balm or cicaplast baume B5 for lips once dailyStop appying everything else
An insect bite in chest area It's getting swollen and the surrounding area has become red Please help Paining a lot in the whole red swollen area Swelling increased from day1 and 2 Comparably better now on day 3 morning than day 2 night
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Closalve cream / Lobate cream three times daily Chitomesh SF cream / Fucidin cream three times daily Tab Fexova 180 mg ( if required in case of itching )Tab combiflam ( if req in case of pain ) Will take 3-4 days to settle down
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Q. How long should I use Chitomesh SF for?

Use Chitomesh SF for the duration recommended by your doctor. It should be used for 1-2 weeks for skin infection. However, sometimes it can be used for a longer duration of time.

Q. How long does Chitomesh SF takes to work?

Usually, Chitomesh SF takes about few days to work. It's important to finish the full course of treatment to get rid of your skin infection. Inform your doctor if your infection did not get cured even after finishing the full course of treatment.

Q. Can Chitomesh SF be used on an open wound?

Chitomesh SF can be used on open wound. It is helpful in the treatment of wound infection.

Q. How often should I apply Chitomesh SF?

Chitomesh SF should be used as advised by your doctor. It is recommended to apply Chitomesh SF for three to four times daily on the infected area.
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