Fucidin H Cream 15gm
Fucidin H Cream 15gm
Fucidin H Cream 15gm
Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Fucidin H Cream 15gm

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
15g Cream in Tube
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MRP 225.00
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Medical Description

Fucidin H cream is a combination medicine containing Fusidic acid which is an antibiotic and Hydrocortisone which is a steroid. It is used for the treatment of skin disease associated with swelling, r...
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ContainsFusidic Acid(2.0 %),Hydrocortisone(1.0 %)
UsesSkin infection
Side effectsBurning, itching or irritation at the site of the application.
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Fucidin H cream is used for the treatment of skin diseases associated with swelling, redness, itchiness and dryness of the skin. It also treats bacterial infection of the skin caused due to this skin ...
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Contraindications of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

  • If you are allergic to Fusidic acid and Hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients of Fucidin H cream.
  • If you are using this medicine for the treatment of rash around the mouth or redness of the eyes.
  • If you are using this medicine for the treatment of tuberculosis infection of the skin.
  • If you are using this medicine for the treatment of bacterial skin infection not due to any skin disease, fungal or viral infection of the skin.

Side effects of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Burning, itching or irritation at the site of the application.

Precautions and Warnings of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Fucidin H cream during pregnancy?
A:
Fucidin H cream is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Fucidin H cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Fucidin H cream is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption It should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fucidin H cream?
A:
Fucidin H cream does not impair your driving abilities.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fucidin H cream?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with Fucidin H cream. However, if you consume alcohol too often discuss it with your doctor.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have blurred vision or other vision problems after using this medicine.
  • You have thin skin or have skin ulcers.
  • Raised intraocular pressure (glaucoma) may occur if this cream is applied near the eyes and it enters the eye by mistake, avoid applying near the eyes.
  • Prolonged use can lead to thinning of skin and skin damage.
  • 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.
  • 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 thinning, etc.
  • Avoid using for more than 14 days, if your skin condition is not improving see your doctor.

Mode of Action of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

How Does It Work?

It works by decreasing the formation and action of chemicals responsible for swelling, itching and redness of the skin. It also works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

  • Use Fucidin H cream as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on a 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 Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Fucidin H 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 trea...
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Storage and disposal of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

  • Store Fucidin H cream at a temperature not above 30°c in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Fucidin H Cream 15gm

Overdose

  • As Fucidin H cream is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Fucidin H cream?

A: Fucidin H cream is used for the treatment of skin disease associated with swelling, redness, itchiness and dryness of the skin. It also treats bacterial infection of the skin caused due to this skin disease.

Q: How Fucidin H cream works?

A: Fucidin H cream works by decreasing the formation and action of chemicals responsible for swelling, itching and redness of the skin. It also works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Q: Can Fucidin H cream use in pimples?

A: Fucidin H cream should not be used for the treatment of pimples as using this medicine for pimples causes worsening of your acne, new pimples to occur, thinning of the skin, etc.

Q: Can I use Fucidin H cream for ringworm?

A: Fucidin H cream should not be used for ringworm as it reduces itching and redness associated with ringworm but it does not kill fungus causing ringworm and also it can make ringworm worse by spreading ringworm deep into the skin.

Q: How long can I use Fucidin H cream?

A: Fucidin H cream should be used for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the treatment in midway even if you feel improvement in skin condition, nor use it for more than recommended duration.

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

A: Fucidin H can be used to treat bacterial infections in everyone, irrespective of age. Use it under medical supervision only.
Product Details
Brand
FUCIDIN H
Expires on or After
29/06/2023

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