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Buy Fucidin cream 10 gm online over the counter
Shelf life: until 01.2023
Manufacturer: Company LEO Laboraboriz Limited. 285 Cachel Road, Dublin 12, Ireland.
Active Ingredient: Fusidic
In Stock (28 packs)
What is Fucidin?
Fucidin cream is a local bacteriostatic antibiotic for the treatment of dermatological diseases. The drug has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, healing properties. Often prescribed for the treatment of acne, purulent rashes, painful acne, blackheads.
A broad spectrum antibiotic is localized in problem areas, practically does not enter the systemic circulation, which reduces the likelihood of side effects. The mechanism of action of the active component is based on the ability to disrupt protein synthesis in the cell of pathogens. Gram-positive, gram-negative bacteria are affected by Futsidin. The drug does not act on protozoa, fungi.
A cream of a thick, dense consistency is quickly absorbed, creating an invisible and imperceptible protective film on the skin surface. It creates favorable conditions for the restoration of the epidermis, destroys microbes, bacteria, stimulates the cleansing of the sebaceous ducts.
Indications for use
The cream is prescribed for infectious skin diseases caused by bacteria that are sensitive to fusidic acid. Use is indicated in cases where hypersensitivity to penicillins is detected.
The main contraindication is the presence of individual intolerance to the active components. It is manifested by allergic skin rashes, deterioration of the skin. When the cream is canceled, unpleasant symptoms disappear, sometimes taking antihistamines, using anti-allergic ointments are required.
- liver disease
- pathology of the bile duct;
- diseases of the bilirubin system;
- taking hepatotoxic drugs.
Under strict control, treatment is provided for pregnant, lactating, children. Since Fucidin acts primarily on the surface of the skin, it enters the systemic circulation in a minimal amount, contraindications, in addition to individual intolerance, are relative.
Instruction for use
Fucidin is applied pointwise to problem areas with a thin layer. Previously, the skin needs to be cleaned of pollution, purulent accumulations, cosmetics residues. In the early days of therapy, the drug is distributed by massage movements to the affected areas 4 times a day. As the pathogenic symptoms disappear, the ratio is reduced to 2 times a day. Similar application rate when using gauze dressings. The duration of therapy is determined by a specialist, depending on the severity of the dermatological disease. On average, antibiotic treatment lasts 14 days. Overdose when following the instructions is unlikely.
Use during pregnancy, in pediatrics
Fucidin is prescribed for pregnant women in cases where it is impossible to choose a safer drug. Multiplicity of use no more than 2 times a day. Apply the cream in a minimal amount. Treatment is carried out under the supervision of specialists. Recommended course – 7 days. Then they switch to antibiotic-free preparations. For lactating women, the situation is similar. During the use of ointment, you should stop breast-feeding.
In pediatrics, Fucidin is used. Assign to children aged 2 years. A frequent indication is acne, inflamed acne, acne in adolescence, when other drugs do not give the proper therapeutic effect. Apply a thin layer of cream to problem areas 1-2 times a day.
It manifests itself in case of allergy to the components, violation of the instructions, too long use of the cream.
- Feeling of tightness;
- Excessive dryness;
- Contact dermatitis;
- Rarely conjunctivitis.
If unpleasant symptoms appear, stop treatment or reduce the dosage. If the condition recurs after resuming therapy, Fucidin is replaced by an analog.
In order to avoid negative consequences, accelerate the desired effect, you must adhere to certain rules.
- Do not apply cream on the area around the eyes, lips, avoid contact with the nose.
- Observe the condition of the skin. The composition contains components that can cause allergies – potassium sorbate, cetyl alcohol, butylhydroxyanisole.
- With prolonged uncontrolled use of Futsidin, bacterial resistance develops. There are exacerbations of infection, worsening of the skin.
- Interaction with other drugs has not been identified, but in order to avoid negative consequences when the combined use of several drugs, a break of at least 2 hours is required.
- In the warm season, avoid exposure to sunlight, in the cold period to go outside 20 minutes after the treatment of the epidermis.
If there is no improvement within 7 days after self-administration, therapy should be discontinued, consult a specialist.