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FUDERMA

Dosage Form:- Cream
Generic Name:- Fusidic Acid 2% w/w + Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% w/w
Manufactured By:- National Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.

Information

Fusidic acid is prescribed for skin infections caused by germs called staphylococcal bacteria. Such infections include impetigo, infected cuts and grazes, and infected dermatitis.


Therapeutic Class

Antibacterial belonging to fusidane group


Dose and Direction of Use

  • For external topical cutaneous use
  • Consideration should be given to official guidance on appropriate use of antibacterial agents

Mode of Action

Inhibits bacterial protein synthesis and is bacteriostatic in nature

Fusidic acid interferes with the function of elongation factor G (EF-G) sterically blocking the next stage of protein synthesis


Uses

  • Primary infections - impetigo contagiosa, superficial folliculitis, sycosis barbae, paronychia and erythrasma
  • Secondary skin infections - eczematoid dermatitis, infected contact dermatitis, and infected cuts/abrasions.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to the active substances or any of the excipients

Skin reactions such as pruritus and rash

Pain and irritation at the application site

Hypersensitivity and angioedema


Precautions and Warning

Pregnancy Category C

No effects during pregnancy are anticipated, since systemic exposure to topically-applied Fusidic Acid is negligible.

Extended or recurrent use increases risk of antibiotic resistance and contact sensitisation

 


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