FLUSID 2% W/W CREAM

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Primarily used for

12.15
10 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of FLUSID CREAM

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Uses of FLUSID CREAM

Flusid 2% w/w cream is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of FLUSID CREAM

Common

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Application site irritation, Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Itching, Dryness, Soreness, Tingling sensation.

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How to use FLUSID 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 FLUSID CREAM works

Flusid 2% w/w cream is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on FLUSID CREAM

Expert advice for FLUSID CREAM

  • This medicine is only for external use.
  • Always wash your hands before using this cream. Rub the medicine gently on the skin. If you use it on your face be careful to avoid your eyes.
  • Always wash your hands before using eye drops.
  • Do not wear any type of contact lenses while using eye drops.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to fusidic acid or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLUSID 2% W/W CREAM
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
SAFE
Flusid 2% w/w cream is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
SAFE
Flusid 2% w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLUSID 2% W/W CREAM

Frequently asked questions for Fusidic Acid Topical

Q. Is fusidic acid a penicillin/ an antibiotic?
Fusidic acid (also available as fucidin) is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic. It is not penicillin, but it may kill certain bacteria, which are resistant to penicillin antibiotics
Q. What is fusidic cream used for/ is it good for acne/spots/ringworm/athlete's foot?
Fusidic cream is used to clear skin infection quickly, particularly where the infection only covers a small area. It can be used for treating acne and spots caused by bacterial infections. It is not used for treating fungal infections such as athlete's foot or ringworm. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is fusidic acid available over the counter?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is fusidic acid and sodium fusidate same?
Sodium fusidate is a salt of fusidic acid and it works in the same way as fusidic acid
Q. Is fucidin a steroid/ used for impetigo/ good for cold sores/ good for spots/ good for boils/good for treating herpes?
Fucidin is not a steroid. As per doctor's recommendation it can be used for treating impetigo, boils, spots and cold sores, redness as a result of bacterial infection. It is not used for viral diseases that affect the skin such as herpes simplex, varicella (chickenpox) and vaccinia
Q. How long does fusidic acid take to work?
You should see results after a few days of fusidic acid treatment; however it depends upon the condition for which it is being treated (for e.g. a course of treatment for impetigo typically lasts for around 7-10 days) and also other factors (age, body weight, other medical conditions etc.
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