Fusidate sodium (Fucidin® Ointment)
Fusidate sodium - Fucidin Skin Care Topical Antibiotic Cream Products - Fucidin
Formulation

Each gram contains: Sodium fusidate 20 mg. in neutral ointment base.


PROPERTIES

Sodium fusidate, an antibiotic derived from Fusidium coccineum, exerts powerful antibacterial activity against a number of gram-positive organisms. Staphylococci, including the strains resistant to penicillin or other antibiotics, are particularly susceptible to sodium fusidate.


The therapeutic efficacy of topically applied Fusidate sodium (Fucidin®) ointment is due partly to the pronounced antibacterial activity of sodium fusidate against the organisms responsible for skin infections, and partly to the unique ability of this antibiotic to penetrate intact skin.


INDICATIONS

Fusidate sodium (Fucidin®) ointment is indicated for treatment of skin infections caused by staphylococci, streptococci, Corynebacterium minutissimum and other organisms sensitive to sodium fusidate; the most important indications being:


  • Impetigo
  • Infected wounds
  • Folliculitis
  • Boils
  • Sycosis barbae
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Carbuncles
  • Hidradenitis
  • Paronychia
  • Erythrasma


APPLICATION

Fusidate sodium (Fucidin®) ointment is applied to the affected area 2-3 times daily, generally for a period of 7 days. It can be used with or without a covering dressing. Caution should be observed when applying Fusidate sodium (Fucidin®) ointment in the eye region as this preparation may cause irritation if it gets into the eye.


SIDE-EFFECTS

Fusidate sodium (Fucidin®) ointment is remarkably well tolerated, and there is an extremely low frequency of hypersensitivity reactions.

Keep out of reach of children.


FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.


STORAGE

Store at temperatures not exceeding 25°C.

Fusidic acid(Fucidin® Cream)
Fusidate sodium - Fucidin Skin Care Topical Antibiotic Cream Products - Fucidin
Formulation

Each gram contains: Fusidic acid 20 mg. in neutral cream base.


PROPERTIES

Fusidic acid is an antibiotic with powerful antibacterial activity against a number of gram-positive organisms. Staphylococci, including the strains resistant to penicillin or to other antibiotics, are particularly susceptible to fusidic acid.


Besides pronounced antibacterial activity against the majority of organisms responsible for skin infections, Fusidic acid (Fucidin®) cream also possesses unique ability for penetration to the focus of infection, even when applied to intact skin.


INDICATIONS

Fusidic acid (Fucidin®) cream is indicated for treatment of skin infections caused by staphylococci, streptococci, Propionibacterium acnes, Corynebacterium minutissimum, and other organisms sensitive to fusidic acid. The most important indications being:


  • Impetigo
  • Infected wounds
  • Folliculitis
  • Boils
  • Sycosis barbae
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Carbuncles
  • Hidradenitis
  • Paronychia
  • Erythrasma


Fusidic acid (Fucidin®) cream is an invisible, non-staining preparation, which is cosmetically acceptable for treatment of face and scalp infections.


APPLICATION

Fusidic acid (Fucidin®) cream is applied to the affected area 2-3 times daily, generally for a period of 7 days, except of acne where therapy should be extended for a longer period according to the nature of this disease.


SIDE-EFFECTS

Fusidic acid (Fucidin®) cream is remarkably well tolerated, and there is an extremely low frequency of hypersensitivity reactions.

Keep out of reach of children.


STORAGE

Store at temperatures not exceeding 25°C.