Each 100g Cream contains 2g Fusidic Acid and 1g Hydrocortisone Acetate.
Mechanism of Action:
Fucedex Cort has a potent anti-bacterial action of fucidic acid with anti-inflammatory and anti-pruritic effects of hydrocortisone.
Fucedex Cort is effective against staphylococcus aureus, streptococci, corynobacteria, neisseria and clostridia.
Fucedex Cort is indicated in eczema and dermatitis with secondary bacterial infections, including atopic eczema, primary irritant dermatitis, allergic, and seborrhoeic dermatitis.
Apply a small quantity 3 – 4 times daily in uncovered lesions and less frequent application is adequate in covered lesions.
Side - Effects:
Rarely mild irritation, and prolonged treatment may cause local atrophic on skin.
Contra - Indications:
Infections caused by pseudomonas aeroginosa, or viral skin infection, or hypersensitivity to fucidate.
It should not be used near the eye, as it may cause conjunctiva irritation. Long treatment should be avoided.
It is used with caution in infants.
Resistance against Fucidate:
It is low in staphylococcus aureus. Fucedex Cort exhibits no cross resistance with other antibiotics.
Use in Pregnancy or Lactation:
It should be used with caution in pregnancy or lactation.