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Drug information on Futop Ointment (Sodium fusidate) from Cosme Healthcare (CFL Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Futop Ointment

  Ointment   
Cosme Healthcare (CFL Pharmaceuticals Ltd)
Generic : Sodium fusidate
 35.00
20mg/1gm
5gm

Drug Name : Sodium fusidate

Sodium Fusidate(Fucidin) generic Futop Ointment is a bacteriostatic antibiotic, prescribed for osteomyelitis, boils, folliculitis, sycosis, and other skin infections.
More Info about Sodium fusidate


Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Futop Ointment may be prescribed


Side effects of Futop Ointment

   Most Common : Jaundice and liver dysfunction (reversible).

   Local : Rashes and irritation.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO – The recommended dose is 250 mg twice daily.
Topical- 2% Ointment/Cream- Apply on infected areas 2-3 times daily.

How to use Futop Ointment?

It comes as an ointment or cream, to apply topically as directed by your physician.
It also comes as a liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is Futop Ointment not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Futop Ointment

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver problems, jaundice, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• For external use only.

• Monitor liver function regularly while using this medication.

Other Precautions for Futop Ointment

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Futop Ointment

Store it at room temperature (25°C).



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