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Drug information on Fucinex (Fusidic Acid) from Zuventus Healthcare. (Zuvista)

Fucinex

  Ointment   
Zuventus Healthcare. (Zuvista)
Generic : Fusidic Acid
 59.00
2%
10 g
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Side effects of Fucinex

   Most Common : Jaundice, liver dysfunction, gastrointestinal disturbances and death of tissues.

   Blood : Vasoconstriction, vein inflammation and breakdown of red blood cells, low serum calcium levels in the blood.

   Topical : Rashes and irritation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 250 mg twice daily.
IV- The recommended dose is >50 kg: 500 mg 3 times/day; <50 kg: 6-7 mg/kg 3 times/day.
Topical- As 2% ointment/cream/gel: Apply 3-4 times/day.

How to use Fucinex?

It comes as a cream and ointment to apply topically as directed by your physician.
It also comes as a power for injection (diluted with fluid), to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

When is Fucinex not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Fucinex

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, newborns, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Monitor liver function regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Fucinex

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Fucinex

Store it at room temperature.



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