Bactafuz cream is a topical antibiotic medicine containing fusidic acid as its main component. It is used in treating skin infections (like eczema or dermatitis) caused by microorganisms like bacteria. It is not effective against fungal and viral infections. Do not use this medicine to treat any other skin conditions other than that prescribed by your doctor. Bactafuz cream is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Also inform your doctor, if you do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for 7 days....
Q: Can Bactafuz cream be used for the elderly and children?
A: Bactafuz cream can be used to treat bacterial infections in everyone, irrespective of age. Use it under medical supervision only.
Q: What information do I need to share with my healthcare provider before I start using the Bactafuz cream?
Inform your healthcare provider about any allergies or reactions you might have with any medication or with Bactafuz cream.
Also, give a complete medical history to the doctor and let them know about any surgeries you had in the past. Tell them about any herbal or medical supplements you may be taking presently.
Q: I noticed a rash on my child's skin and I am unsure of the type of the rash. Can I use Bactafuz cream to treat it?
A: If you are unsure about the type of infection that caused the rash on your child's skin, please do not use Bactafuz cream, as it is specifically meant to treat bacterial infections only.