Futop-B cream is used in the treatment of eczema (dry, itchy rashes of the skin), dermatitis or other ceratin skin infections caused by bacteria. It contains two main ingredients- betamethasone, a corticosteroid and an antibiotic called fusidic acid. 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. 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....
Q: Can I stop using Futop-B cream if I feel my symptoms are getting better?
A: No, you should continue using Futop-B cream 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?
Use Futop-B cream 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 contain a steriod?
A: Yes, Futop-B cream contains Betamethasone and Fusidic acid. Betamethasone is a steroid and Fusidic acid is an antibiotic.
Q: Is Futop-B cream effective?
A: Yes, Futop-B cream is effective if applied exactly as recommended and prescribed by your doctor.