Fucibet cream is a potent eczema medication.It combines the potent topical antibacterial action of Fucidic acid with the anti-inflammatory and antipruritic effects of Betamethasone. Betamethasone Valerate is a topical steroid with rapid effect in inflammatory dermatoses. Even refractory conditions can often be treated successfully. When applied topically, Fusidic acid is effective against Staphylococci, Streptococci, Corynebacteria. and certain Clostridia and Bacteroids. The antibacterial activity of Fusidic acid is not diminished in the presence of Betamethasone.
Fucibet is indicated in inflammatory dermatoses where bacterial infection is present or likely to occur. Inflammatory dermatoses include atopic eczema, discoid eczema, stasis eczema, seborrhoeic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, lichen simplex chronicus, discoid lupus erythematosus, insect bites, sunburns.
Uncovered lesions: 2-3 times daily applications. Covered lesions: Less frequent applications may be sufficient.
CONTRAINDICATIONS OF FUCIBET:
Topical corticosteroids are contraindicated in viral,
tuberculous and fungal skin infections. perioral
dermatitis, acne rosacea and uicerative conditions.
Hypersensitivity to any component.
Long term continuous therapy should be avoided,
particularly in TTie face, on flexures, and
intertrigenous areas, and in infants and children.
Topical steroids should not be used extensively in
pregnancy-fetal abnormalities have been seen in
animals due to systemic absorption.
Hypersensitivity has rarely been encountered. As
with other topical corticosteroids, prolonged and
intensive treatment may cause local atrophic
changes of the skin, such as striae, thinning and
dilation of the superficial blood vessels, particularly
when occlusive dressing is used or when skin folds
are involved. Adrenal suppression, can occur with
prolonged or extensive use, especially when used
under ocolusion/napkin. Infants and children are
particularly at risk. Caution should be exercised if a
topical steroid is used nearthe eye