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Futop B Cream 10gm
Futop B Cream 10gm
Futop B Cream 10gm
Futop B Cream 10gm
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Futop B Cream 10gm

By COSME FARMA LABORATORIES LTD
10g Cream in Tube
44.06*
MRP 51.84
15% OFF
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Betamethasone(0.1 %) + Fusidic Acid(2.0 %)
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Topical Antibiotic And Steroid

Medical Description

Futop B Cream 10gm 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 effective against fungal and viral infections. Do not use this medicine to treat any other skin conditions than that prescribed by your doctor. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Also inform your doctor, if you do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for 7 days.
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Uses of Futop B Cream 10gm

Futop B Cream 10gm is used to relieve symptoms such as redness, itching, swelling, associated with bacterial skin conditions (infections) like eczema or dermatitis.

Contraindications of Futop B Cream 10gm

  • If you are allergic to Betamethasone, Fusidic acid or any other ingredients of Futop B Cream 10gm.
  • 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.

Side effects of Futop B Cream 10gm

Burning sensation, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, redness of skin at the area Futop B Cream 10gm is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Futop B Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Futop B Cream 10gm during pregnancy?
A:
Futop B Cream 10gm 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Futop B Cream 10gm while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Futop B Cream 10gm 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Futop B Cream 10gm?
A:
Futop B Cream 10gm is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or the ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Futop B Cream 10gm?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Futop B Cream 10gm. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are applying Futop B Cream 10gm 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.
  • Futop B Cream 10gm 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 prolonged period especially in children may cause developmental, growth and hormonal issues.
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Mode of Action of Futop B Cream 10gm

How Does It Work?

  • Futop B Cream 10gm 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.

Directions for Use of Futop B Cream 10gm

  • Futop B Cream 10gm 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 of Futop B Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Futop B Cream 10gm 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 applied creams, lotion and gel. Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical gel or cream.
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Storage and disposal of Futop B Cream 10gm

  • Store Futop B Cream 10gm 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 of Futop B Cream 10gm

Overdose

As Futop B Cream 10gm 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 toxicity. Upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital. If you have overapplied it, wipe out the excess medicine with a tissue or cotton.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Futop B Cream 10gm, 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 Futop B Cream 10gm if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Futop B Cream 10gm 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 Futop B Cream 10gm?

  • Use Futop B Cream 10gm 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 Futop B Cream 10gm contain a steriod?

A: Yes, Futop B Cream 10gm contains Betamethasone and Fusidic acid. Betamethasone is a steroid and Fusidic acid is an antibiotic.

Q: Is Futop B Cream 10gm effective?

A: Yes, Futop B Cream 10gm is effective if applied exactly as recommended and prescribed by your doctor.

Quick Summary

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ContainsBetamethasone(0.1 %),Fusidic Acid(2.0 %)
UsesSkin infections like eczema or dermatitis
Side effectsBurning sensation, rash, dryness of the skin
Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:21 AM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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