Fusidic acid


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Fusidic acid: Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Hepatic disease; monitor liver function. Neonates; pregnancy, lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Jaundice and liver dysfunction (reversible); GI disturbances. IV: Venospasm, thrombophloebitis and haemolysis; hypocalcaemia. SC/IM: Tissue necrosis. Topical: Rashes and irritation.
Drug Interactions
Synergistic action with antistaphylococcal penicillin. Antagonism with ciprofloxacin.
ATC Classification
D09AA02 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
J01XC01 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of steroid antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
S01AA13 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of antibiotics. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
D06AX01 - fusidic acid ; Belongs to the class of other topical antibiotics used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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