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Fucidin Ointment

Primary uses of Fucidin Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Fucidin Ointment

Uses of Fucidin Ointment

Fucidin Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Fucidin Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effect of Fucidin is Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Fucidin Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Fucidin Ointment works

Fucidin Ointment 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.

In Depth Information on Fucidin Ointment

Expert advice for Fucidin Ointment

  • 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.
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Fucidin Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Fucidin Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fucidin Ointment 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Fucidin Ointment 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.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Fucidin
What ointment for abrasion due to fracture above foot
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Fucidin cream or Mupi Bact cream for application three times a day
It is from 2 week on hand near elbow how can I get indepence from it it swollen upTell me which medicine can I takeI have taken this medicine
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Fucidin cream three times dailyTab Augmentin 625 mg twice daily for 3 days
She got cut by knife during the cutting of veg. She got lesion and pain.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
If it is a deep cut, visit hospital otherwise apply Fucidin cream twice daily
there is a problem of anal itching for many days. some times it gets worse.l. pls give some proper medicine or whether i should consult a doctor
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Fucidin cream once daily . Sertacide b cream once daily at night . Tab AF twice weekly for 2 weeks .
Got this injury on my leg, i have no idea how i got this, noticed it, this morning, applied a band-aid all over it. What should i do?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Please apply fucidin cream or Mupibact ointment or Mupi ointment thrice daily for 3-5 days . Cover with bandaid
my stomach skin is burned by hot tea and the upper layer of skin has been removed. what medicine should apply on the skin to remove dark and to bring new skin.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
fucidin cream for application twice daily . Mupirocin ointment for application twice daily over affected area for a week
I burnt my two fingers and myfriend her left cheek a flame ehiskey shot gone wrong. Not twomuah if visible effect have burnining sensation. Please suggest sime remedie. Thankyou
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Please upload the pictures of affected area for accurate diagnosis and treatment.Fucidin cream twice daily for a week

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Frequently asked questions about Fucidin Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Sodium Fusidate

Q. Is fusidic acid and sodium fusidate same?
Sodium fusidate is salt of fusidic acid used topically to treat skin infections
Q. Is sodium fusidate a penicillin/antibiotic/steroid?
Sodium fusidate is a steroid antibiotic
Q. Is fusidic acid good for acne/ spots/ cold sores/ thrush/ boils/ impetigo/ ringworm infections/ athlete's foot/ redness/ herpes infection?
Sodium fusidate is used to treat skin infections like impetigo, infected dermatitis and infected cuts and grazes. It can also be used as an adjuvant therapy in acne
Q. Is fusidic acid available over the counter?
No fusidic acid is not available as over the counter medication
Q. Is fusidic acid safe for babies?
Fusidic is not safe for babies. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
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