Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm
Fucibet Cream 15gm

Fucibet Cream 15gm

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
15g Cream in Tube
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Fucibet Cream 15gm Description

Fucibet cream is used in the treatment of eczema (dry, itchy rashes of the skin) and dermatitis. It contains two main ingredients - betamethasone, a corticosteroid and an antibiotic called fusidic aci...
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ContainsBetamethasone(1.0 Mg),Fusidic Acid(20.0 Mg)
UsesEczema, dermatitis
Side effectsItchy rashes, pain, burning sensation, irritation, dry skin
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Fucibet Cream 15gm

Fucibet cream is used in the treatment of eczema (dry, itchy rashes of the skin) and dermatitis.

Contraindications of Fucibet Cream 15gm

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone, fusidic acid or any of the ingredient of Fucibet cream.
  • Skin infections not responding to conventional treatment.
  • If you have tuberculosis or syphilis related skin infections.
  • This cream should not be used for fungal infections and in children below 1 year of age.
  • This cream should not be used for acne, red rashes or pimples on the face and around the mouth.

Side effects of Fucibet Cream 15gm

  • Pruritis (itchy rashes and allergic reactions)
  • Pain, burning, irritation at application site
  • Dry skin, worsening of the skin infection

Precautions and Warnings of Fucibet Cream 15gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Fucibet cream during pregnancy?
A:
Though this is a topical preparation and very small amounts are expected to enter the blood which may not be sufficient to cause any unwanted effects. It is recommended to use this cream only if prescribed during pregnancy, due to lack of sufficient safety data.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fucibet cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Fucibet cream is not expected to cause any harm to the newborn baby but it is advised not to apply this cream over the breast area, if you are a breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fucibet cream?
A:
Fucibet cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fucibet cream?
A:
It is recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol while using this cream.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any visual disturbances during the treatment with this cream.
  • Prolonged use has to be avoided as it can cause dysfunction of the adrenal glands (adrenal insufficiency, Cushing's syndrome) leading to weight gain, hormonal issues, swollen face, skin thining etc.
  • Raised intraocular pressure (glaucoma) may occur if this cream is applied near the eyes and it enters the eye by mistake, avoid applying near eyes.
  • Prolonged use can lead to thinning of skin and skin damage.
  • Avoid using for more than 14 days, if your skin condition is not improving see your doctor.
  • Continuously using for an extended period, especially in infants and children, may cause hormonal issues, developmental and growth issues.
  • You have applied this cream, do not smoke or go near flames as it increases the chances of burns.

Mode of Action of Fucibet Cream 15gm

How Does It Work?

Betamethasone is a steroid when applied on skin has anti-inflammatory effects, it decreases itching and swelling. Fusidic acid is an antibiotic which stops growth and multiplication of bacteria. This ...
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Directions for Use of Fucibet Cream 15gm

  • Use Fucibet cream as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Fucibet Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Fucibet cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treat...
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Storage and disposal of Fucibet Cream 15gm

Store Fucibet cream in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat. Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Fucibet Cream 15gm

Overdose

As Fucibet cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applie...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed an application of Fucibet cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to use Fucibet cream?

  • Apply a small quantity on the affected region, usually 2 times a day. Sometimes you can cover the applied area with a thin polythene film (occlude) and leave it overnight.
  • This cream should not be used for more than 2 weeks, at any one time, as it may lead to antibiotic resistance.
  • Wash and dry your hands thoroughly before and after using the cream.
  • Do not use this cream on the face, groin or underarms unless prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What are the precautions I should take while using Fucibet cream?

  • Fucibet cream can cause visual problems if it enters the eye. Hence, do not apply it anywhere near the eyes.
  • Care and caution are also advised when applying this cream near the mouth or the nose.
  • You are advised not to smoke or move close to any flames while using this cream as contact with the cream or clothing in contact with the cream burns easily.
  • Wash your clothes and beddings frequently while using this cream.

Q: What causes eczema?

A: Eczema or Atopic dermatitis is the occurrence of itchy rashes on the skin which commonly caused due to dryness of skin, allergy, detergents, climate changes or any irritants. Most often, the exact cause of eczema cannot be established but eczematous skin infections are different from fungal skin infections.

Q: What is Cushing's syndrome?

  • Cushing's Syndrome is a condition which happens due to prolonged use of corticosteroids. The common symptoms include weight gain, fat deposits at the stomach region and the upper back between the shou...
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Q: What are the things I should avoid while using Fucibet cream?

  • Do not use this medication on fungal infections, infections that are not related to eczema (not due to allergy), skin infections due to tuberculosis or syphilis, rashes or any patches or lesions over ...
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  • Do not use this cream in children aged less than 1 year. Do not self-prescribe this medication or share this medicine (the same tube) with others. Do not use this medicine for more than 2 times a day ...
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Q: How much of the Betamethasone/ Fusidic acid cream can be applied at one time?

A: The amount of cream to be applied to different regions of the body varies. The cream should usually be applied using fingertips and the normal amounts of cream that may be applied are 1-2 fingertips for the feet and the hands, 2-3 fingertips for face, neck and the arm (excluding the hand), 6 fingertips for one leg (excluding the foot) and 7 fingertips for the front or back of the trunk. Always use your index finger to apply the cream and one fingertip means the amount of cream that spans from the tip of the finger to the first joint, usually in a single squeeze. A little more or less than the prescribed amount is usually not a cause of worry but it is safer to stick to these instructions.

Q: Can Fucibet cream be used for psoriasis?

A: Fucibet cream has betamethasone which has anti-inflammatory properties. However, your doctor will decide depending on the underlying condition and severity of your disorder.

Q: Can I use Fucibet cream on my dog?

A: The safety and efficacy of Fucibet cream in an animal are not known, consult with your vet for further information.

Q: Can we use Fucibet cream mixed with moisturisers?

A: Do not mix Fucibet cream with any moisturiser, it will result in dilution of the cream and desirable effects we are getting from it may be hampered.

Q: Does Fucibet cream cure acne?

A: Fucibet cream is indicated for eczema and dermatitis (allergic skin disorders), it does not cure acne as the cause for your acne needs to be diagnosed by your dermatologist.

Q: How long should I use Fucibet cream?

A: Your dermatologist will decide the dose and duration for application of this cream. Do not use it for more than 14 days unless your doctor advises it. It contains a steroid and prolonged usage of steroid is not advisable without medical supervision.

Q: Can I stop the treatment with Fucibet cream, if my symptoms disappear?

A: No, you should not stop the treatment with Fucibet cream even if symptoms disappear. You should complete the course of treatment given by your doctor. You should never miss your dose as it may lead to treatment failure and recurrence of symptoms.

Q: Fucibet vs Fucidin, which is better?

A: Both are topical antibiotic creams and have different ingredients. Fucidin contains betamethasone, a corticosteroid and an antibiotic called fusidic acid. While Fucidin contains only fusidic acid. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine on the basis of type and severity of skin infection. Avoid self-medication in any case.

Q: Can Fucibet cream be used for piles?

A: No, it is not intended for use in piles or haemorrhoids.

Q: What is Fucibet cream used for?

A: Fucibet cream is used for treating eczema (dry, itchy rashes of the skin) and dermatitis.

Q: Is Fucibet a steroid cream?

A: Fucibet cream contains two active ingredients, one of which is betamethasone, it belongs to a group of medicine called corticosteroids.

Q: How long should I use Fucibet cream?

A: The duration of treatment with Fucibet cream will be decided by the doctor. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended. You should notice your skin improve after just a few days of using the cream. If you do not see any improvement even after a week, you should stop using the cream and speak to your doctor.

Q: Can I use Fucibet on my face?

A: You should not use Fucibet cream on your face unless told by the doctor. Your face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using it directly on your face. Moreover, it contains a steroid that can cause thinning of the skin.

Q: What is the composition of Fucibet cream?

A: Fucibet is a combination of fusidic acid and betamethasone valerate cream. It is used in the treatment of eczema (dry, itchy rashes of the skin) and dermatitis.
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FUCIBET
Expires on or After
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