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Fucidin Cream 15gm
Fucidin Cream 15gm

Fucidin Cream 15gm

15g Cream in Tube
MRP 170.00
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Fucidin 2 % Description

Fucidin cream is a topical antibiotic that contains fusidic acid as its active ingredient. 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. It 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. Fudic cream, Sofinox cream, Sudif cream, Fusiwal cream and Chitomesh SF cream are some other examples of creams containing fusidic acid as their active ingredient.


Product Summary

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ContainsFusidic Acid(2.0 %)
UsesBacterial skin infections
Side effectsIrritation at the site of application, itching, rashes or hives
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Uses of Fucidin 2 %

  • Fucidin cream is used as a local treatment for treating skin bacterial infections like sycosis barbae, impetigo, nail infection and folliculitis.
  • It is also beneficial in treating grazes, infected dermatitis, spots and cuts.

Contraindications of Fucidin 2 %

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of the Fucidin cream.

Side effects of Fucidin 2 %

  • Irritation at the site of application.
  • Itching, rashes or hives.
  • Pain or burning sensation at the area of application.
  • Skin blistering, swelling, reddening and stinging sensation.

Precautions and Warnings of Fucidin 2 %



Can I use the Fucidin cream during pregnancy?
It should be used only under medical recommendations as there is limited safety information available. In case you are prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I use the Fucidin cream while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available on the use of the Fucidin cream in a breastfeeding woman. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.


Can I drive if I have applied Fucidin cream?
This medicine has very fewer effects on your ability to drive or use machines. However, if you experience any side effects while using the medicine that hinders your driving ability, do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the Fucidin cream?
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and the Fucidin cream. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Please remember that fucidin is only for external applications.
  • Be careful while applying the ointment on your face as it gets inside your mouth or eyes.
  • Apply the ointment only for the prescribed time. Do not use it after the infection has been cured.
  • Use only small amounts of the fucidin, a large amount of ointment is not recommended to the application.

Directions for Use of Fucidin 2 %

  • Before applying the cream, make sure your hands are washed clean.
  • Take a little bit of the cream on your clean hand and apply it to the affected area gently. Spread the cream all over the area evenly in a thin layer.
  • Rewash your hands after applying the cream, so that you don't spread the infection to other areas of the body.

Storage and disposal of Fucidin 2 %

  • Keep it at room temperature below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine out of children's reach.

Quick Tips of Fucidin 2 %

  • Fucidin cream is a topical antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections like impetigo, nail infection, folliculitis, eczema, and dermatitis.
  • This medicine is meant for external use only and should not be ingested.
  • Do not use more than the prescribed amount of this medicine or do not use it for longer periods of time than recommended by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are to be treated. Avoid contact with eyes.
  • Clean and dry the affected area before applying Fucidin cream.
  • Apply a thin layer of cream to the affected area.
  • Before starting Fucidin cream, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are using and your c...
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  • Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even if they have the same condition as you do.
  • This cream can cause skin redding and itching. However, not everyone who uses this cream has these side effects.

Dosage of Fucidin 2 %


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

If you have missed applying the Fucidin cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

Mode of Action of Fucidin 2 %

How Does It Work?

This medicine inhibits the process of protein formation in bacterial cells. Therefore, the bacteria are unable to grow. This finally leads to the death of bacteria and the infection is cured.

Interactions of Fucidin 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since the Fucidin 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 tr...
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  • Especially, any other topical creams or ointments.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can the Fucidin cream be used for the elderly and children?

A: Fucidin 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 Fucidin cream?

A: Inform your healthcare provider about any allergies or reactions you might have with any medication or with the Fucidin 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 the Fucidin 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 the Fucidin cream, as it is specifically meant to treat bacterial infections only.

Q: How many times is it recommended to apply the Fucidin cream in a day?

A: You can apply the cream about 2-3 times in the day. If your physician prescribes otherwise, follow their instructions.

Q: How long can you use Fucidin cream?

A: Treatment with Fucidin cream or ointment is usually for 1 or 2 weeks, although sometimes it can be for longer, depending upon the severity of the skin condition. Hence, it is advised not to use the same for longer than the prescribed duration, without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can Fucidin treat fungal infections?

A: No, Fucidin is not effective against fungal skin infection. It is intended for use in treating bacterial infections of the nails, cuts, grazes, spots and various skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, impetigo.

Q: Is Fucidin an antifungal cream?

A: No, Fucidin is not an antifungal medicine. It contains fusidic acid as the active ingredient, which is a topical antibiotic medicine.

Q: Is Fucidin good for boils?

A: Fucidin cream can be used to prevent bacterial infection caused due to boiling. You should use this cream only if advised by your doctor.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2023 | 1:12 PM (IST)
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