Fucidin Ointment 2%, Fucidin Cream 2%.
Skin infections by Staphylococcus spp and Streptococcus spp.
staphylococcal infections: - 1.) Topical treatment of limited lesions of impetigo and scabies and impetiginisatie example of pediculosen (in association with an etiological treatment) - 2.) Additional treatment with systemic antibiotics (if needed) to furunkel, Staphylcococcus multi-impetigo lesions - 3.) Furunkels and furunculosis: proposed to prevent the spread of Staphylococcus spp where furunkel; proposed for disinfection of microbial situs after furunculosis - 4.) In panaritium after surgery, sycosis by Staphylococcus spp, folliculitis.
Impetigo and Ecthyma, as an additional treatment Another antibiotic use by general way.
Prophylaxis of infections.
By Surgery and Traumatology: secondary infection of superficial wounds and burns.
proposed as treatment of healthy germ carriers thv the nose (nasal carriers), particularly if they are in contact with foodstuffs or risk.
Note: Fucidin Ointment 2% is not a first choice treatment in this indication.
Fucidin Cream 2% is particularly appropriate in suppurerende macerated lesions and in skin folds, the cream is aesthetically more appropriate than Fucidin Ointment for use in the face.
Infected wounds and superficial skin infections.
traumatic or surgical wounds.
deep and superficial burns.
Qualitative and quantitative composition:
Fucidin Ointment 2%: Natriumfusidaat 20 mg / g.
Fucidin Cream 2%: Fusidic acid (anhydrous) 20 mg / g.
Intertulle Fucidin 2%: Natriumfusidaat 20 mg / g.
For excipients, see List of excipients.
Fucidin ointment 2%.
Fucidin Cream 2%.
Intertulle Fucidin 2%, compress.
Posology and method of administration:
Fucidin Ointment 2%, Fucidin Cream 2%: 1 2 times a day to the affected areas after applying the cleaning of contaminated areas, the ointment can be used with or without context.
Fucidin Intertulle: The affected skin areas covered.
On suppurerende wounds should be the mesh usually 1 every 24 you replaced. In other cases, applications can be spread.
This is a medicine, no prolonged use without medical advice, keep away from children, read the leaflet carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist. In case of side effects, contact your doctor.
Known hypersensitivity to one of the components of the product (fusidic acid or one of the excipients). - Mamma infection during breastfeeding because of the risk of absorption of the product by the infant.
Fucidin Ointment 2% not being on nattende macerated lesions in skin folds or leg ulcers.
Special warnings and precautions for use:
out of reach of children.
The duration of treatment should be limited to the period strictly necessary for the healing of the injuries, so in order to reduce risk of resistance.
For prolonged application to avoid large areas, particularly in the infant because the possibility of systemic toxic effects (jaundice) can not be excluded.
the base may burning and irritation of the eyes cause.
Do not apply in the eyes, the internal side of the eyelids; Accidental contact with eyes, rinse with water.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Since there are insufficient data on the safety of Fucidin Ointment 2%, Fucidin Cream 2% and Fucidin Intertulle during pregnancy in humans and although clinical experience has never shown a teratogenic effect, should be particularly careful during the first three months of pregnancy. The application to large areas of skin should be avoided.
If treatment is necessary, breastfeeding should be stopped.
Very common:>1 / 10.
Common:>1 / 100 and Uncommon:>1/1.000 and Rare:>1/10.000 to Very rare: The most common side effects are skin reactions and particularly reactions at the injection site. Allergic reactions were reported.
As with all antibiotics, there is a risk of secondary infection by non-sensitive germs.
After using Fucidin Intertulle a sense of hyperesthesia can occur without discontinuation of treatment is needed.
Based on combined clinical trial data for Fucidin cream and ointment expected reactions in 10 to 15% of patients. Pruritus, skin irritation, a transient burning and stinging, dry skin, erythema and rash were uncommon.
Based on post-marketing data, the total of reported adverse effects are very low, approximately 2 ; per 1,000,000 treatment courses.
Adverse reactions are ranked MedDRA system organ. Each organ system, adverse reactions to descending frequency order.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders.
Pruritus - Skin irritation - burning of the skin - tingling sensation of the skin - Dry Skin - Rash (several types: erythematous, maculopapular, pustular) - Contact dermatitis - Eczema - Erythema - Urticaria - Angioneurotic edema - periorbital edema.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines:
Fusidic acid has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
There is a possibility of systemic effects to frequent or abundant applications, primarily to large areas of skin. However there was until now no cases of overdose described.
Sake of form is an accidental oral ingestion unlikely.
List of excipients:
Fucidin Ointment 2% / Fucidin Intertulle.
cetyl - Lanolin - Liquid paraffin - Vaseline.
Fucidin Cream 2%.
Buthylhydroxyanisol - cetyl - Glycerol - Liquid paraffin - Potassium sorbate - Polysorbate 60 - white petroleum jelly - Purified water.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction:
So far, no interaction was described with Fucidin Ointment 2%, Fucidin Cream 2%, or with Fucidin Intertulle. If necessary medicines for systemic infection along a road used during treatment with Fucidin.