Fusidic acid 2% w/w Cream
Fusidic acid is used in the treatment of wide variety of bacterial skin infections such as impetigo. This medicine is belongs to antibiotic class of drugs. It can prevent the growth of bacteria and kill them. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Apply at clean and affected area and gently rub as per direction given by doctor, usually 3 to 4 times a day. Length of treatment is depends on the infection type. Wash your hands after application and do not cover affected area with anything unless prescribed by doctor. Use regularly at the same time until prescription is finished. Do not stop applying even if symptoms disappear, it can return the infection again. Do not apply this medicine at the sensitive parts of the body such as mouth, eyes and nose.
Mild burning, irritation, rash, itching, redness or swelling may occur. Inform your doctor immediately, if you feel any of the given side effects such as acne or other allergic reactions. Remember your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he judged that benefits of this medicine are more than the risk of side effects. Many patients are not feeling any side effects while using this medication.