Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)
What is Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) used for?
Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) is a topical medication prescribed to treat eczema that has become infected by bacteria. Fusidic acid is an antibacterial medication that disrupts cell wall production to destroy sensitive bacteria cells while slowing reproduction to prevent the spread of infection allowing the immune system to destroy it. Betamethasone is a corticosteroid that suppresses immune responses to reduce swelling, pain, and irritation to control the eczema while the antibacterial medication operates. Your physician may prescribe it to be used along with other medicines or to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)?
Always follow the directions of your physician and those included with the packaging to ensure the safest and most effective results while using Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone). It is typically administered to the affected area once or twice each day, but your individual regiment will be based on your symptoms, health condition, and response to similar treatments. Do not self-medicate or alter these directions on your own as misuse may lead to unexpected health problems.
Wash your hands thoroughly before applying the cream to remove any contaminants. Clean and dry the affected area to remove any loose skin, apply a small amount of medication, and gently massage it into the skin leaving a small film. Leave the area uncovered to allow any remaining cream to evaporate. Immediately wash your hands again with soap and water after use to prevent the medicine from contacting other areas not being treated. If you get any into your eyes or mouth, thoroughly flush the area and contact your physician. It is also suggested to apply the doses at the same time each day to keep a consistent level of medicine on the skin at all times for the most efficient use.
You may be directed to have regular medical consultations with your physician to make sure the cream is having the correct effects. This will allow your progress and response to the medication to be observed so that the correct adjustments can be made to your regiment. These may include altering your dosage or frequency of administration until the best results occur. Ask your physician or pharmacist if you have any questions about the medicine before beginning use.
What are the side effects of Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)?
The use of Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) may cause side effects in some patients. These will not occur in all users and can be mild or severe. If you experience any unusual symptoms that are persistent or worrying to you, inform your physician immediately. It may be necessary to reduce your frequency of application or make other changes to your regiment to prevent further complications from occurring. If more serious health problems are indicated, emergency medical assistance may also be needed.
Side effects associated with the use of this medication include:
Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) should not be used in patients who are children under the age of six or have a fungal skin infection, viral skin infection, a severe bacterial infection, acne, rosacea, tuberculosis affecting the skin, sores caused by syphilis, itchiness around the mouth or genitals, or areas of the skin that are broken or severely damaged. Also inform the physician if the patient is a young child as they may require reduced application frequency of other adjustments to prevent potential problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.