Fucidin Cream 15gm
By SUN PHARMA
15g Cream in Tube
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Fucidin Cream 15gm composition is an antibiotic medication that is prepared using a formulation of steroid and antibiotic.
Uses of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Doctors prescribe Fucidin Cream 15gm for bacterial infections. It is used as a local treatment for treating skin infections caused due to bacteria, which are sensitive to the drug. Infections like sycosis barbae, impetigo, nail infection, and folliculitis can be treated with Fucidin Cream 15gm. Fucidin Cream 15gm is also beneficial in treating grazes, infected dermatitis, spots and cuts.
Contraindications of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Fucidin Cream 15gm is contraindicated in people who develop allergic reactions to the medicine or its components.
Side effects of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Signs of irritation at the site of application, such as stinging, pain, redness and burning sensation, rashes, hives and itching are side effects of Fucidin Cream 15gm. Rare Fucidin Cream 15gm side effects include blistering, eczema, swelling and conjunctivitis.
Precautions and Warnings of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Can I take Fucidin Cream 15gm during pregnancy?
Not much data is available to prove the safety of Fucidin Cream 15gm in pregnant women. However, use the cream only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I take Fucidin Cream 15gm while breastfeeding?
Do not apply the cream anywhere near or on your breasts. If the cream is to be applied on the breast, wash your breasts well before you breastfeed your baby.
Can I drive if I have consumed Fucidin Cream 15gm?
Typically, Fucidin Cream 15gm will have very fewer effects on your ability to drive or use machines. If you experience any side effect while using the medicine that hinders your driving ability, talk to your doctor about it.
Can I consume alcohol with Fucidin Cream 15gm?
There is no data about the interaction between Fucidin Cream 15gm and alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Use Fucidin Cream 15gm with extreme care if you need to use the medicine near your eyes or your child's eyes. This medicine is only for external use.
Mode of Action of Fucidin Cream 15gm
How Does It Work?
Fucidin Cream 15gm works by inhibiting the process of protein synthesis in the bacteria. This ultimately leads to the prevention of bacterial growth.
Directions for Use of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Use Fucidin Cream 15gm as per your doctor's directions for the prescribed duration. Do not use it in excess amounts and do not prolong its use. Usually, the cream has to be used about three to four times a day. However, follow your doctor's instructions on using it. You might be asked to cover the skin with any bandage or dressing. For babies, you can use a nappy as a dressing.
Interactions of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Interactions with other medicines
There is no data available on the interactions between Fucidin Cream 15gm composition and other drugs. However, inform your doctor about any medicines that you have recently taken or might have to take along with Fucidin Cream 15gm.
Interactions with food items
There is no data available on the interaction of food with Fucidin Cream 15gm.
Other general Interactions
There are no reports to prove the interaction of Fucidin Cream 15gm with medical conditions.
Storage and disposal of Fucidin Cream 15gm
Store Fucidin Cream 15gm away from moisture and light. Keep it at room temperature between 15 to 30 ?C. Keep the medicine out of children's reach. Do not keep the cream in the bathroom.
Dosage of Fucidin Cream 15gm
If you apply Fucidin Cream 15gm in excess amounts, it will not cause any harmful effects.
Missed a Dose
If you forget to apply the cream, use it as soon as you remember. Use the Fucidin Cream 15gm dosage as per the schedule time.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What if I swallow the cream accidentally?
A: If you happen to swallow small amounts of the cream, it will mostly not cause any harmful effects. However, if you are worried that you have accidentally swallowed a large amount of the cream, talk to your doctor or a pharmacist.
Q: How do I know if I am allergic to Fucidin Cream 15gm?
A: If you observe any signs of breathing issues, swelling in the face or throat or, a severe rash in the skin, inform your doctor. They might be signs of an allergy.
Q: The seal of the tube of my cream is broken. Can I still use the cream?
A: The package of the cream should not be broken or torn in any way. Do not use the tube if it is tampered in any way. You may return the tube to your pharmacist.
Q: What is the right way of applying Fucidin Cream 15gm?
A: Make sure your hands are clean before applying the cream. Apply the cream gently on the skin and avoid using it near the eyes.
Q: Can I continue to use the medicine if the duration mentioned in the prescription is over?
A: Do not extend the use of Fucidin Cream 15gm. Only use the cream as mentioned in your prescription.
Q: Do I need to make any changes in my diet while using Fucidin Cream 15gm?
A: You do not need to make any changes in your diet. You may eat meals as per your routine.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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