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    medicine name: Fusitan
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    Generic name: Sodium fusidate
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    Medication Shape: Topical ointment
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    Packing: Tube of 15 g
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    Pharmaceutical group: Infectious


Sodium fusidate 20 mg/g ointment is indicated either alone or in combination with systemic therapy, in the treatment of primary and secondary skin infections caused by sensitive strains of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp and Corynebacterium minutissimum. Primary skin infections that may be expected to respond to treatment with fusidic acid applied topically include: impetigo contagiosa, superficial sycosis barbae, paronychia and erythrasma; also such secondary skin infections as infected eczematoid dermatitis, infected contact dermatitis and infected cuts/ abrasions.

Method of Use:

Adults and Pediatric population:
Uncovered lesions - apply gently three or four times daily. 
Covered lesions - less frequent applications may be adequate.
Children: apply gently three or four times daily usually for 7 days.

prohibited usage:

Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients