Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)
What is Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) used for?
Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) is a topical medication used to treat patients suffering from eczema that has become infected by bacteria. The cream contains a combination of a corticosteroid and an antibiotic which help to reduce inflammation while slowing the reproduction of bacteria cells allowing the immune system to eliminate the infection. Your physician may also prescribe this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)?
Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) is normally applied to the affected area once daily, but your particular instructions will be determined by your physician based on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the area being treated before use to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a small amount of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess medication to evaporate. Thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water after each use to prevent the cream from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes as this may cause unexpected health problems.
What are the side effects of Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone)?
Some patients using Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention include unusual mood changes, irregular heartbeats, blurry vision, unusual weight gain, severe fatigue, or signs of an allergic reaction including severe skin rashes, swelling, or trouble breathing. Contact your physician immediately if you experience any intense or worrying side effects to make sure any necessary changes are made to your application frequency to prevent more complications from occurring.
Do not apply Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone) to skin that is broken or severely damaged. The cream should not be used by patients who have acne, rosacea, inflammation around the mouth or genitals, or skin conditions caused by a fungus, bacteria, or virus. Also inform your physician if you have psoriasis as this condition may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Fucibet Cream (Fusidic Acid/Betamethasone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.