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Active Ingredient: Fusidic

Manufacturer: Piramal Enterprise Ltd. / Vikram Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd.

Disease(s): Infections

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Fucidin (Fusidic Acid) is effective against several bacterial species and is used in the treatment of infections.

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What is Fucidin?

According to the pharmacological classification, Fucidin is an antibiotic of a polycyclic structure, whose active component is fusidic acid. The active component has bactericidal and bacteriostatic actions, is effective against many strains of microorganisms. Read the tool manual.

Drug properties

The bacteriostatic antibiotic Fucidin contains fusidic acid, which belongs to the group of fusidines. These antimicrobial compounds disrupt protein synthesis by a bacterial cell, which leads to a restriction of the mobility of microorganisms. The drugs are effective against strains of Nocardia asteroide, Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Salmonella, Streptococcus.

The drug is ineffective in terms of E. coli, some types of proteins, salmonella, gram-negative bacteria, protozoa. Cream and ointment are applied externally, so the systemic absorption of fusidic acid is low. The active component does not enter the systemic circulation, therefore, data on the pharmacokinetics of the active substance are not presented.

Indications for the use

The only indications for the use of a cream or ointment Fucidin instructions calls skin infections caused by bacteria that are sensitive to fusidic acid. Before using the drugs, you need to consult a doctor and determine the type of pathogen that caused the disease. This is done by special analyzes — bacteriological crops.

Methods of use and dosage Fucidin

Both forms of release of Futsidin are applied topically, externally. Their use is not too different from each other, but since the preparations contain a different composition, they need to be used in different ways. Each product has its own instructions for use, which indicate the dosage, frequency of use and duration of treatment. The latter is often determined by the doctor.

Ointment
Fucidin ointment is used externally. For children from birth to 18 years, in adults it is applied to the affected skin areas with a thin layer 3-4 times a day. The tool can be used in combination with gauze dressings, in this case, the frequency of application is reduced to 1-2 times a day. The duration of treatment depends on the severity and form of the disease, is 1-2 weeks.

Cream
According to the instructions, Fucidin cream is used externally. It can be used from the first days of life. The cream is applied to the affected areas of the skin with a thin layer, repeat the procedure 3-4 times a day. If necessary, use gauze occlusive dressings, the cream is applied 1-2 times daily. The course of treatment is determined by the doctor, lasts approximately 7-14 days.

Special instructions

The instructions do not say about the drug interaction with other drugs. This is due to the fact that the cream and ointment are applied to the skin and are not absorbed, therefore, they can not affect the pharmacokinetics of other medicines. Special instructions:

  1. Do not apply in the eye area, because fusidic acid leads to conjunctival irritation.
  2. Due to the content of lanolin, potassium sorbate, butylhydroxyanisole and cetyl alcohol, local allergic reactions and contact dermatitis may appear on the skin.
  3. During antibiotic use, bacterial resistance may develop.
  4. Long-term or periodically repeated use of Futsidin increases the risk of antibiotic resistance (resistance).
  5. The use of funds does not affect the concentration of attention, therefore, during therapy, you can control the mechanisms.

Contraindications:

Drugs are used with caution during pregnancy, during lactation, but are safe for use in childhood, starting with a newborn. According to the instructions, the use of cream or ointment is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to their components, the presence of allergies to the ingredients of the composition. In doubt, the use of drugs for intolerance to antibiotics.

Side effects:

Overdosing is unlikely. According to the instructions, the side effects of the drugs are:

  • erythema, pustular, maculopapular and erythematous rash, periorbital edema, skin irritation, angioedema, skin pain, eczema, burning, urticaria, tingling, contact dermatitis, dryness, itching;
  • allergy;
  • conjunctival irritation.