Fusiderm 20gm Ointment

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Indi Pharma

Composition for Fusiderm 20gm Ointment

Primarily used for

81.7
₹8.17/Ointment
10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Fusiderm Ointment

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Uses of Fusiderm Ointment

Fusiderm 20gm Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Fusiderm Ointment

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 Fusiderm 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 Fusiderm Ointment works

Fusiderm 20gm ointment 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 Fusiderm Ointment

Expert advice for Fusiderm Ointment

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fusiderm 20gm Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
SAFE
Fusiderm 20gm Ointment is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
Fusiderm 20gm Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Fusiderm 20gm Ointment via licking.
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Driving
Fusiderm 20gm Ointment may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Fusiderm 20gm Ointment is probably safe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fusiderm 20gm Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Fusider
m 20gm Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fusiderm 20gm Ointment

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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