Overview

Uses of Fucidin Ointment
Fucidin Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
Fucidin Ointment side effects
Common
  • 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.
Fucidin Ointment related warnings
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

Alternate Brands

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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 Fucidin

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FAQs

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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Oct 2018.
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