Contains the active ingredient : Sodium Fusidate which is a type of medicine called an antibiotic which is the sodium salt of fusidic acid. Fusidic acid is a type of medicine called an antibiotic.
It works by preventing bacteria from producing proteins that are essential to them. Without these proteins the bacteria cannot grow, replicate and increase in numbers. Fusidic acid doesn't directly kill the bacteria, but leaves them unable to increase in numbers. The remaining bacteria eventually die or are destroyed by the immune system. This clears up the infection.
What is it used for?
Fucidin Ointment is used to treat skin infections caused by bacteria, in particular staphylococcal bacteria. These may include the following:
Infected hair follicles (folliculitis).
Skin infection around the nails (paronychia).
Size : 15 g /tube
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