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Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

By INDI PHARMA PVT LTD
15g Cream in Tube

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Fusidic Acid(2.0 %) + Betamethasone(0.12 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
TOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID

Medical Description

Fusiderm B Cream 15gm contains a combination of Betamethasone and Fusidic acid. It is used in treating skin infections (like eczema or dermatitis) caused by microorganisms like bacteria. It is not eff...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is used to relieve symptoms such as redness, itching, swelling, associated with bacterial skin conditions (infections) like eczema or dermatitis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

  • If you are allergic to Betamethasone, Fusidic acid or any other ingredients of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm.
  • If you have acne or an infection on your face, around your mouth or private parts.
  • If you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
  • If you are suffering from fungal or viral skin infections or any other skin conditions caused by tuberculosis, syphilis, etc.
  • If you have an untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • This medicine should not be used in children less than a year old.
sideEffects

Side effects of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

Burning sensation, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, redness of skin at the area Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is applied.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Fusiderm B Cream 15gm during pregnancy?
A:
Fusiderm B Cream 15gm should be used only under medical recommendation 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fusiderm B Cream 15gm while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm 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.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fusiderm B Cream 15gm?
A:
Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or the ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Fusiderm B Cream 15gm?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Fusiderm B Cream 15gm. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are applying Fusiderm B Cream 15gm on a cut or broken skin, acne or on a larger skin area.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using this medicine.
  • You experience any visual disturbances (like abnormal or blurred vision) during the treatment with this cream.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for 7 days.
  • Do not smoke or go near flames after applying this medicine as it increases the chances of burns.
  • Do not get any medicine in your eyes, it may cause glaucoma if this medicine enters your eye.
  • You should avoid getting any cream into your nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits, private parts. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • Fusiderm B Cream 15gm must not be used for a longer duration as it may cause skin damage and problems with adrenal glands (like adrenal insufficiency, Cushing's syndrome). Use of this medicine for a p...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

How Does It Work?

  • Fusiderm B Cream 15gm works by the combined action of both its components - Betamethasone and Fusidic acid.
  • Betamethasone is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Fusidic acid is an antibiotic and it works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

  • Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • 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

Interactions of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is applied externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally (like a tablet, capsule). However, it may interact with other topically a...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

  • Store Fusiderm B Cream 15gm in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
dosage

Dosage of Fusiderm B Cream 15gm

Overdose

As Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is meant for external application only, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, excessive use of this medicine for a longer period (more than 3 weeks) may lead to steroid tox...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Fusiderm B Cream 15gm, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

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: Can I stop using Fusiderm B Cream 15gm if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Fusiderm B Cream 15gm as long as it is advised by your physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce soon but it takes time for the infection to be completely cured.

Q: How to use Fusiderm B Cream 15gm?

  • Use Fusiderm B Cream 15gm as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.

Q: Does Fusiderm B Cream 15gm contain a steriod?

A: Yes, Fusiderm B Cream 15gm contains Betamethasone and Fusidic acid. Betamethasone is a steroid and Fusidic acid is an antibiotic.

Q: Is Fusiderm B Cream 15gm effective?

A: Yes, Fusiderm B Cream 15gm is effective if applied exactly as recommended and prescribed by your doctor.

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ContainsFusidic Acid(2.0 %),Betamethasone(0.12 %)
UsesSkin infections like eczema or dermatitis
Side effectsBurning sensation, rash, dryness of the skin
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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