Can Fucibet cream be bought over the counter?

Can Fucibet cream be bought over the counter?

As a prescription-only medicine, you cannot simply buy Fucibet cream over the counter. Fucibet cream is prescribed to patients in the UK who are suffering from eczema or other infected and inflammatory skin conditions, to provide relief and prevent the condition from getting worse.

How often should you apply Fucibet cream?

You should notice your skin improve after just a few days of using the cream. If there is no improvement after 7 days, you should stop using the cream and go back to your doctor. Usually you should use this medicine twice each day. Use it in the morning and evening.

What is Leo cream used for?

Fusidic acid is an antibiotic. It’s used to treat bacterial infections, such as skin infections including cellulitis and impetigo, and eye infections including conjunctivitis (red, itchy eyes). Fusidic acid is only available on prescription. It comes as a cream, ointment, or eye drops.

What is Fucibet cream used to treat?

A white cream. Fucibet cream is indicated for the treatment of eczematous dermatoses including atopic eczema, infantile eczema, discoid eczema, stasis eczema, contact eczema and seborrhoeic eczema when secondary bacterial infection is confirmed or suspected.

Where do you apply Fucibet cream?

Apply a thin film of cream to completely cover the affected and surrounding skin areas twice daily, in the morning and at night, or as directed by your doctor. The cream is usually used for a period of no longer than 2 weeks. This cream should not be covered with bandages or other coverings after application.

What are the side effects of Fucibet cream?

Here are some side effects that can be experienced by Fucibet users:

  • Dry skin.
  • Redness.
  • Skin irritation.
  • Skin rash.
  • Itchiness.
  • Inflammation or swelling of the skin.
  • Excessive hair growth (also known as hypertrichosis)
  • Inflamed hair follicles, or folliculitis.

Which is the best description of Fucibet cream?

1. Name of the medicinal product 2. Qualitative and quantitative composition Fucibet cream contains Fusidic acid Ph.Eur. 2% and Betamethasone 0.1% (as the valerate ester). For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1. 3. Pharmaceutical form Cream. A white cream. 4. Clinical particulars

Is it safe to use Fucibet cream on pregnant women?

Limited studies in animals have shown negligible systemic absorption of topical fusidic acid. There are no or limited amount of data from the use of topical betamethasone valerate in pregnant women. Studies in animals have shown reproductive toxicity/foetal abnormalities (see section 5.3).

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