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Fusimed 2% Ointment


Overview

Uses of Fusimed Ointment

Fusimed Ointment side effects

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

How to use Fusimed 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 Fusimed Ointment works

Fusimed 2% 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.

Fusimed Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Fusimed 2% 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
Fusimed 2% 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Fusimed 2% Ointment
₹5.8/Ointment
Fucidin Ointment
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹9.58/gm of Ointment
65% costlier
Fucidin Ointment
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹9.58/gm of Ointment
65% costlier
Fusida Ointment
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹7/gm of Ointment
21% costlier
Fusi Ointment
Santiago Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
₹6.6/gm of Ointment
14% costlier

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 Fusimed

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Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. How long should I use Fusimed for?

Use Fusimed 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 Fusimed takes to work?

Usually, Fusimed 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 Fusimed be used on an open wound?

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

Q. How often should I apply Fusimed?

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

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References
  1. Canoe. Sodium Fusidate. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Sodium Fursidate. Hurley, Berkshire: Leo Laboratories Limited; 1972 [revised Dec. 2015]. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
MRP
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5 gm in 1 tube
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