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Fusigen Oint 5gm

By GENO PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5g Ointment in Tube
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Medical Description

Fusigen Ointment is an antibiotic consisting of fusidic acid, which belongs to the group of medicines called fusidanes. It is used for the local treatment of skin infection caused by bacteria. This Oi...
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ContainsFusidic Acid(2.0 %)
UsesSkin bacterial infection
Side effectsBurning or pricking sensation at the site of application, irritation, rashes and itching
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Fusigen 2 %

  • Fusigen Ointment is used in the treatment of certain skin infections like impetigo (swollen patch of skin)
  • Sycosis barbae or barber's itch (inflammation of the hair follicles, usually of the beard)
  • Erythrasma (bacterial skin infection causing brown, scaly patches)

Contraindications of Fusigen 2 %

If you are allergic to fusidic acid or any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Side effects of Fusigen 2 %

  • Burning or pricking sensation at the site of application
  • Irritation of the skin
  • Rashes and itching
  • Skin blistering

Precautions and Warnings of Fusigen 2 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Fusigen Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine is to be used only if advised by a doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fusigen Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
  • There is limited information on the use of this medicine during breastfeeding. Hence, it is recommended to be cautious while breastfeeding.
  • Precaution is necessary for using the medicine around the nipples or where it might come into contact with the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fusigen Ointment?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fusigen Ointment?
A:
Interaction of this medicine with alcohol is very unlikely, as it is applied on the skin, but it is better to consult a doctor if you consume alcohol in excess.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Individuals are advised to take extra precaution while applying the medicine around the eyes or mouth to prevent any contact with the eyes or the medicine from getting into the mouth.
  • Avoid prolonged use of this Ointment, as it can lead to thinning of skin and skin damage.

Mode of Action of Fusigen 2 %

How Does It Work?

The composition of Fusigen Ointment works by interfering with the protein synthesis of the bacterial cells, thus resulting in a growth stop and ridding of the infection.

Directions for Use of Fusigen 2 %

  • Fusigen Ointment should be used as directed by the doctor
  • The Ointment should be used with clean hands and applied to the area affected in the prescribed amount.
  • Clean and dry the infected area before applying the Ointment.
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips, or inside of the nose.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Do not use it for a longer time than your doctor suggested.

Interactions of Fusigen 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Fusigen Ointment 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 use of any other anti-bacterial Ointment is advised only after a consultation with a doctor.

Storage and disposal of Fusigen 2 %

  • The medicine must be kept in the packaging provided and kept in a dry and cool place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Fusigen 2 %

Overdose

  • An overdose of the Ointment is unlikely to be a life threat. However, you should consult a doctor in case of any irritation or reaction, skin irritation and symptoms of an allergic reaction, which are...
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Missed a Dose

A missed dosage must be made up as soon as possible but not in a case where it can result in an overdose.

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 Fusigen Ointment used for?

A: Fusigen Ointment is used for the local treatment of skin infection caused by bacteria, such as impetigo (swollen patch of skin), barber's itch (inflammation of the hair follicles, usually of the beard), erythrasma (bacterial skin infection causing brown, scaly patches), etc.

Q: How long does it take for the medicine to start showing progress?

A: The medication can show results in a day to a few months depending on the extent and condition of the bacterial growth.

Q: Is it safe to use any other moisturisers or skin products while using Fusigen Ointment?

A: A recommendation from a doctor is essential before using any skin products with fusidic acid.

Q: What are the first aid steps if the medicine comes in contact with the eyes or is accidentally ingested?

A: The eyes and mouth should be flushed with water to make sure the medicine is rinsed off. Any irritations should be brought to the doctor's attention as early as possible.

Q: How do I use Fusigen?

  • The Ointment should be used with clean hands and applied to the area affected in the prescribed amount.
  • Clean and dry the infected area before applying the Ointment.
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
Product Details
Brand
FUSIGEN
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:38 PM (IST)
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