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Fusinia Cream 10gm

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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Fusinia 20 MG Description

Fusinia Cream 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 Cream...
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ContainsFusidic Acid(20.0 Mg)
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 Fusinia 20 MG

  • Fusinia Cream 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 Fusinia 20 MG

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

Side effects of Fusinia 20 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Fusinia 20 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fusinia Cream 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 Fusinia Cream?
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 Fusinia Cream?
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 Cream, as it can lead to thinning of skin and skin damage.

Mode of Action of Fusinia 20 MG

How Does It Work?

The composition of Fusinia Cream 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 Fusinia 20 MG

  • Fusinia Cream should be used as directed by the doctor
  • The Cream 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 Cream.
  • 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 Fusinia 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Fusinia 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 treat...
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  • Especially use of any other anti-bacterial Cream is advised only after a consultation with a doctor.

Storage and disposal of Fusinia 20 MG

  • 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 Fusinia 20 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose of the Cream 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 so...
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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 Fusinia Cream used for?

A: Fusinia Cream 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 Fusinia Cream?

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 Fusinia?

  • The Cream 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 Cream.
  • 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
FUSINIA
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 07 May 2022 | 02:38 PM (IST)

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