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INTRODUCTION

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is a combination of Beclomethasone and Fusidic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Antibiotics respectively. It is used to treat specific skin infections caused by typical bacteria such as impetigo, folliculitis, eczema and seborrehic dermatitis.

Impetigo is a skin infection that causes blisters or sores on the face, neck, hands and diaper area. Folliculitis is a common skin condition that happens when hair follicles become inflamed.

Seborrehic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes scaly patches and red skin, mainly on the scalp. Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that causes dry, itchy and inflamed skin. It is common in young children but can occur at any age.

Do not apply FUSIGEN DP CREAM on your eyes or face. Avoid using FUSIGEN DP CREAM for a long time. Do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM under bandages.

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Beclomethasone or Fusidic acid.

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not recommended for use in patients with other skin infections caused by bacteria or virus.

Avoid concomitant use of other topical medicines and steroids while on treatment with FUSIGEN DP CREAM.

It is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice before using FUSIGEN DP CREAM. It should be used with caution in children above 6 years of age.

FUSIGEN DP CREAM should be used with caution in elder patients. Consult your doctor before using. The most common side effects of FUSIGEN DP CREAM are itching, skin rash, stretch marks, skin discoloration and thinning of the skin. Consult your doctor if any of the above side effects gets worse.

USES OF FUSIGEN DP CREAM

It is used to treat:

  • Impetigo
  • Folliculitis
  • Eczema
  • Seborrehic dermatitis

HOW FUSIGEN DP CREAM WORKS

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is a combination of Beclomethasone and Fusidic acid. Beclomethasone belongs to corticosteroid which works by reducing the inflammation and relieves symptoms like itching, redness, irritation and swelling by blocking the enzymes responsible for causing it (prostaglandins and leukotrienes). Fusidic acid prevents the further growth of bacteria rather than directly destroying the bacteria. It also works by blocking protein synthesis of the bacteria. Thus, destroying the bacterial growth and further spreading of infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply FUSIGEN DP CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area and rub gently on the affected area. Do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM on your face or eyes. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your age, body weight and severity of infection.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FUSIGEN DP CREAM

COMMON

  • itching, skin rash
  • stretch marks
  • skin discoloration
  • thinning of the skin

UNCOMMON

  • burning sensation
  • dry skin, skin redness
  • fluid filled blisters with pain
  • irritation, swelling in affected area
  • worsening of skin disease

RARE

  • widening of blood vessels
  • hives

Stop using FUSIGEN DP CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reaction symptoms include red, lumpy skin rash, swelling of the lips, throat or tongue, face, mouth, lips or eyelids, fever, feeling faint difficulty in swallowing or breathing
  • worsening of skin infections symptoms include increased itching, redness, swelling
  • adrenal effects such as fatigue, increased urination and thirst, abnormal sugar levels, weakness, weight loss
  • glaucoma (eye disorder) sings may be blurred vision, severe eye pain, head pain, nausea, vomiting, sudden sight loss
  • blurred vision

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

FUSIGEN DP CREAM may be used by women who are breastfeeding, but the medicine should not be applied to the breast. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM if you are allergic to Beclomethasone, Fusidic acid or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not recommended for use if you:

  • have fungal infections (athlete’s foot, ringworm)
  • have viral infections such as cold sores, chicken pox
  • have bacterial infections such as boils or spots
  • have skin diseases caused by tuberculosis or syphilis
  • have perioral dermatitis
  • have rosacea (redness and inflammation in nose and cheeks)
  • have other rashes where you received vaccination

Use in Pediatrics:

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and severity of the infection. Consult your doctor before using FUSIGEN DP CREAM.

Use in Geriatrics:

FUSIGEN DP CREAM should be used with caution in elder patients. Consult your doctor before using.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using FUSIGEN DP CREAM inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines containing steroids which are used in the treatment of inflammation (Ex. prednisolone, budesonide)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally applies more of FUSIGEN DP CREAM, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Beclomethasone, Fusidic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Topical corticosteroids, Topical antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial skin infections
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FUSIGEN DP CREAM out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FUSIGEN DP CREAM

Q: What is FUSIGEN DP CREAM used for?

A: FUSIGEN DP CREAM is a combination of Beclomethasone and Fusidic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Antibiotics respectively. It is used to treat specific skin infections caused by typical bacteria such as impetigo, folliculitis, eczema and seborrehic dermatitis.

Q: Can I use FUSIGEN DP CREAM for wounds?

A: FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not intended to treat wounds. Beclomethasone is a corticosteroid which is present in FUSIGEN DP CREAM works by reducing the inflammation and relieves symptoms like itching, redness, irritation and swelling by blocking the enzymes responsible for causing it (prostaglandins and leukotrienes). Fusidic acid prevents the further growth of bacteria rather than directly destroying the bacteria.

Q: Can we use FUSIGEN DP CREAM for children?

A: Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age, body weight and severity of the infection. Consult your doctor before using FUSIGEN DP CREAM.

Q: Can I use FUSIGEN DP CREAM on my face for face brightening?

A: FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not intended for beauty purposes. It is used to treat specific skin infections caused by typical bacteria such as impetigo, folliculitis, eczema and seborrehic dermatitis.

Q: Will over usage of FUSIGEN DP CREAM cause any harmful side effects?

A: Long term over usage of this medicine may cause some systemic effects such as suppression of pituitary adrenal function, resulting in secondary adrenal insufficiency. Consult your doctor for advice.

Q: I already have a skin infection can I use FUSIGEN DP CREAM along with my regular medications to cure the infection?

A: No, do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM without consulting your doctor. Avoid using it for other infections as it may cause other serious effects.

Q: What should I do if I accidentally applied FUSIGEN DP CREAM on my eyes?

A: If you accidentally applied FUSIGEN DP CREAM in your eye, wash it out with cold water. You may have stinging sensation in your eye. If you experience problems with your eyesight or soreness, contact your doctor immediately.

Q: What are the precautions to be taken while using FUSIGEN DP CREAM?

A: Do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM for a long time, continuously. Do not use a large amount of FUSIGEN DP CREAM (follow your doctor’s instructions). Do not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM on open wounds or nose or mouth.

Q: Who should not use FUSIGEN DP CREAM?

A: FUSIGEN DP CREAM is not recommended for use if you have skin infections like fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, viral infections such as cold sores, chicken pox, bacterial infections such as boils or spots, skin diseases caused by tuberculosis or syphilis, perioral dermatitis (red spotty rash near mouth or chin), rosacea (redness and inflammation in nose and cheeks) and other rashes where you received vaccination.

REFERENCES

1. K.D. Tripathi Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes, Page no: 895, Macrolide and Other Antibacterial Antibiotics Essentials of Pharmacology seventh edition2013 Page no: 759.

2. Girolomoni G, Mattina R, Manfredini S, Vertuani S, Fabrizi G. Fusidic acid betamethasone lipid May 2016. NCBI, PMC US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health January 2002. [Accessed on 30th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27121235/

3. LEO Laboratories Limited, Health product Regulatory Association. [Revised in March 2018] [Accessed on 30th June 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/aa24ef40-1370-4635-b357-50286a313c22.pdf

4. LEO Pharma Inc U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in April 2018] [Accessed on 30th June 2022] file:///C:/Users/VITLAP109/Downloads/Fucibet+PM+(1.0)+203765+-+12-Apr-2018.pdf

5. Leeford, Fusidic Acid 2% w/w & Beclomethasone Dipropionate 0.025% w/w. [Accessed on 30th June 2022] https://www.leeford.in/product/1271/fusinol

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    FUSIDIC ACID 2 % w/w+BECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE 0.025 % w/w
    Hsn Code
    30042039
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Fusigen DP Cream 10gm

Fusigen DP Cream 10gm Mkt: Geno Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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