Fudic 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. This cream is to be meant for external application only. You may experience a burning sensation, itching, redness, swelling at the site of application. Please inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for 7 days....
Q: What should I inform my doctor before starting this medication?
A: You need to discuss the medications that you are allergic to and the ones prescribed to you along with your complete medical/surgical history with your doctor.
Q: I noticed a rash on my child's skin and I am unsure of the type of the rash. Can I use the Fudic 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 Fudic cream, as it is specifically meant to treat bacterial infections only.
Q: How should I report side effects?
A: Consult your healthcare practitioners like doctors, nurses and pharmacists if you experience any undesirable effects.
Q: How frequently should I use this cream?
A: Apply this cream as instructed by your physician. You may use it three to four times daily.
Q: Will this cream be useful against fungal infections?
A: No, this cream is not useful against fungal infections, it can be used to treat various bacterial infections.