Fucidin ointment is used to treat conditions where the skin is infected by germs (bacteria), such as: • Impetigo (a weeping, crusty and swollen patch of skin) • Infected dermatitis (inflammation of the skin) and spots • Infected cuts and grazes.
What do you use fucidin ointment for?
Fusidic acid is an antibiotic. Its 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 happens if you eat fucidin cream?
If you use more Fucidin ointment than you should If you accidentally apply too much ointment or a small quantity of the ointment is accidentally swallowed, it is unlikely to cause any harm.
Is Fucidin cream good for pimples?
Topical fusidic acid is occasionally used as a treatment for acne vulgaris. As a treatment for acne, fusidic acid is often partially effective at improving acne symptoms.