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Fusi Ointment 5 gm

Fusi Ointment 5 gm

Manufacturer/Marketer

Skan Reserch Lab Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

TOPICAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Fusi Ointment 5 gm

Fusi Ointment 5 gm is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial skin infections such as impetigo, infected cuts and abrasions, infected eczema and contact dermatitis. 
 
Fusi Ointment 5 gm contains ‘Sodium fusidate’ that works by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required for the survival of the bacteria. Thereby, Fusi Ointment 5 gm helps in treating skin infections.
 
Fusi Ointment 5 gm is generally well-tolerated. However, it may cause mild stinging sensation and irritation in some cases. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. If the side effects persist or worsen, consult your doctor.
 
Do not use Fusi Ointment 5 gm if you are allergic to any of its components. Consult your doctor before using Fusi Ointment 5 gm if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Avoid contact of Fusi Ointment 5 gm with eyes, nose or mouth; if contact occurs accidentally, rinse thoroughly with water.

Uses of Fusi Ointment 5 gm

Treatment of Bacterial skin infections

Medicinal Benefits

Fusi Ointment 5 gm belongs to the group of medicines called ‘antibiotics’ used to treat bacterial skin infections such as impetigo, infected cuts and abrasions, infected eczema and contact dermatitis. Fusi Ointment 5 gm contains ‘Sodium fusidate’ that works by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required for the survival of the bacteria. Thereby, Fusi Ointment 5 gm helps in treating skin infections. Fusi Ointment 5 gm is indicated for treating and prophylaxis of skin infections caused by Staphylococcus bacteria. 

Directions for Use

Cream/Ointment/Gel: Apply it onto the affected area and gently massage it in.Spray: Shake well before use and spray the contents from a 5cm distance on the affected area. Replace the cap tightly after use. Do not pierce or burn the container even though it is empty. Avoid direct inhalation. Do not spray on a naked flame or incandescent material.Powder: Check the label for directions before use. It should be used under medical supervision only.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Fusi Ointment 5 gm

  • Mild stinging sensation
  • Irritation

Drug Warnings

Do not use Fusi Ointment 5 gm if you are allergic to any of the components. Consult your doctor before using Fusi Ointment 5 gm if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not wrap or cover the treated area with a bandage unless advised by your doctor. If your condition does not improve despite using Fusi Ointment 5 gm for a few days, consult your doctor. Let your doctor know if you are taking any prescription/non-prescription medicines, including supplements or herbal products.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: No interactions found/established.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat foods rich in quercetin (a flavonoid), such as apples, cherries, broccoli, spinach and blueberries.

  • Consuming food rich in probiotics helps in developing the immune system against allergies.

  • Avoid the consumption of foods with excess sugar, as it may flare up inflammation.

  • Include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and fish in your diet.

  • Reducing stress and maintaining a good sleep cycle would be helpful.

  • Avoid getting in contact with harsh soaps, detergents and rough fabrics.

Special Advise

  • Do not use Fusi Ointment 5 gm on dressing, band-aids and make-up unless told by the doctor.

  • If Fusi Ointment 5 gm comes in contact with eyes, nose or mouth, rinse with water immediately.

  • Wash your hands before and after using Fusi Ointment 5 gm; however, do not wash your hands if you are applying Fusi Ointment 5 gm on your hands.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial skin infection: It occurs when bacteria enter the body through broken skin, cuts, or wounds. Bacterial skin infections are generally mild and can be treated using topical antibiotics. Few infections need treatment using an oral antibiotic. Symptoms of a skin infection include rashes, blisters, cracked/dry skin, itching, redness, swelling, stinging or burning sensation.

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Alcohol

Caution

It is not known whether Fusi Ointment 5 gm interacts with alcohol. Please consult your doctor.

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Pregnancy

Caution

If you are pregnant, please consult your doctor before using Fusi Ointment 5 gm; your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

If you are breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before using Fusi Ointment 5 gm; your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if the benefits outweigh the risks. Avoid applying Fusi Ointment 5 gm on the breast to protect the nursing infant from unintentional uptake.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

Fusi Ointment 5 gm does not affect your ability to drive.

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Liver

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the usage of Fusi Ointment 5 gm in patients with liver impairment.

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Kidney

Caution

Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding the usage of Fusi Ointment 5 gm in patients with kidney impairment.

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Children

Caution

Limited information is available regarding the usage of Fusi Ointment 5 gm in children. Please consult your doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Puducherry, India
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FAQs

Fusi Ointment 5 gm treats bacterial skin infections such as impetigo, infected cuts and abrasions, infected eczema and contact dermatitis.
Fusi Ointment 5 gm works by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required for the survival of the bacteria. Thus, Fusi Ointment 5 gm helps treat skin infections.
Fusi Ointment 5 gm may cause irritation. However, it is not necessary for everyone using Fusi Ointment 5 gm to experience this side effect. If the condition persists or worsens, consult a doctor.
To treat your condition effectively, continue using Fusi Ointment 5 gm for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while using Fusi Ointment 5 gm.
Fusi Ointment 5 gm can be used on the face if advised by the doctor. However, you are recommended to be cautious while using it on your face. Avoid applying Fusi Ointment 5 gm near the eye as it can cause conjunctival (eye) irritation. If Fusi Ointment 5 gm comes in contact with eyes, nose or mouth, rinse with water immediately.

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