Fucidin Ointment COMPOSITION :
Each gramme contains: Sodium fusidate 20 mg. in neutral ointment base.
Fucidin Ointment PROPERTIES :
FUCIDIN, an antibiotic derived from Fusidium coccineum, exerts powerful antibacterial activity against a number of gram- positive organisms. Staphylococci, including the strains resistant to penicillin or other antibiotics, are particularly susceptible to FUCIDIN. The therapeutic efficacy of topically applied FUCIDIN is due partly to the pronounced antibacterial activity of FUCIDIN against the organisms responsible for skin infections, and partly
to t e unique ability of this antibiotic to penetrate intact skin.
Fucidin Ointment INDICATIONS :
FUCIDIN ointment is indicated for treatment of skin infections caused by staphylococci, streptococci, corynebacterium minutissimum and other FUCIDIN-sensitive organisms; the most important indications being :
Impetigo Boils Hidradenitis
Infected wounds Sycosis barbae Paronichia
Folliculitis Carbuncles Erythrasma
Fucidin Ointment APPLICATION :
FUCIDIN ointment is applied to the affected area 2-3 times daily, generally for a period of 7 days. It can be used with or without a covering dressing. Caution should be observed when applying FUCIDIN Ointment in the eye region as this
preparation may cause irritation if it gets into the eye.
Fucidin Ointment SIDE- EFFECTS :
FUCIDIN ointment is remarkably well tolerated, and there is an extremely low frequency of hypersensitivity reactions.
Fucidin Ointment PACKING:
Tubes of 15 gm – 30 gm.
Fucidin Ointment THIS IS A MEDICAMENT :
– Medicament is a product, but not like other products.
– Medicament is a product which affects your health, and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you.
– Follow strictly the Doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the Pharmacist who sold you the medicament. The Doctorand.Pharmacist are experts-in medicaments, their benefits and their risks.
– Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed to you.
– Do not repeat the same medicament and do not increase doses without consulting your Doctor.
Do not leave medicament within reach of children
Fucidin Ointment product of :
under licence of : leo pharmaceutical ballerup – denmark