Fucicort: user manual, user reviews, photo, analog
Fucicort is a combined preparation intended for external use. This product has antibacterial action, it can eliminate inflammation and itching.
Form release, components
The preparation is available in the form of a cream. In a tuba there is 15 g of the medicinal product made on the basis of two ingredients - fusidic acid, betamethasone. Auxiliary ingredients are represented by soft white paraffin, cetostearyl ester of macrogol, chlorocresol, liquid paraffin, sodium hydroxide and dihydrate, cetostearyl alcohol, purified water.
Pharmacological action, pharmacokinetics
To the actions of the drug "Fucicort" the application instruction refers to antibacterial activity, which turns out to be fusidic acid, and antipruritic, anti-inflammatory, rendered by betamethasone. Active components perfectly combine in the composition of the drug and do not change the properties of each other.
Since Gram-positive bacteria are sensitive to the drug, treatment with its use allows you to get rid of diseases caused by pathogens belonging to this group of bacteria.
Only 2% of the drug passes through the skin, because when used externally the systemic absorption is low.
The Fucicort Cream recommends the use of the instructions in the following cases:
- discoid lupus erythematosus;
- chronic lichen;
- dermatitis of allergic etiology;
- dermatitis is a simple contact, atopic and seborrhoeic.
The drug is prescribed for dermatitis, which is combined with a bacterial infectious process, and if it is suspected of being present. Cream is treated with psoriatic plaques at the stage of exacerbation, toxemia, acne.
- increased sensitivity to constituent agents;
- the presence of open wounds;
- syphilis accompanied by skin manifestations;
- of rosacea;
- is a perioral dermatitis;
- trophic ulcers;
- postvaccinal skin reactions;
- infectious skin processes caused by fungi and viruses;
- age to the year.
In some cases, with caution, use Fucicort. Ointment instructions for use recommend use with caution in acne, antibiotic allergy( history), diabetes and age less than five years.
The probability of penetration of active ingredients into breast milk is low, but because studies have not been conducted, it is better for pregnant women to use the drug in small amounts if the treatment is long. In the period of breastfeeding, do not apply the drug on the chest.
The drug is applied to the affected areas, the "Fucicort" layer should be thin. The cream is used twice or thrice a day for two weeks. Duration of treatment can be increased to a maximum of five weeks.
Side effects of
Before starting treatment, you should familiarize yourself with unwanted reactions, the development of which can provoke the cream Fucikort. Instruction for use contains indications of such possible side effects:
- allergy - redness of the skin, burning, irritation, tingling sensation, rash and itching, dry skin;
- dermatitis contact allergic etiology;
- atrophy of the skin;
- acne-like changes;
All listed side effects are rare, usually they develop only when the treatment is long. In addition, they have a reversible character. There may be other violations. If any negative reactions of the body occur, you should consult a doctor.
The symptoms of an overdose with Fucicort are listed in the application instructions as follows:
- signs of allergy;
- burning sensation;
- redness of the skin.
The same symptoms can also be observed with the first use of the cream, when the dose of the remedy is incorrectly selected. Overdose is possible with its frequent application( from five to eight times a day) or applying a thick layer.
If there are signs of an overdose, do not continue to use the drug. In those cases where the affected area has already been processed, but the agent has not yet absorbed, it is necessary to remove it with a gauze and wash the skin with warm water using soap.
If an overdose has occurred after a prolonged use of Fucicort cream, instructions for use, the reviews advise that the drug be canceled gradually. Symptomatic therapy is needed, it may be necessary to normalize the electrolyte balance.
Ointment contains an antibiotic, which means that it is prohibited to drink alcohol during the treatment period. It is advisable not to use the drug for a long time, especially not to do so if it has to be applied in the folds of the skin, since there is a risk that suppression of the function of the adrenal cortex will occur.
When using a cream, it is important to avoid applying it to the eye area. If this rule is violated, there is a risk of cataract and glaucoma. Also, do not cover the mucous membranes and damaged skin.
Do not apply a thick coat of Fucicort. Instruction for use shows that such an action does not contribute to a quick recovery, but only causes irritation on the skin. Do not rub the cream and massage the affected areas on which it was applied. There is no need for a dressing, however, in cases where there is a syphilic and almost immediately after the procedure it is necessary to go to the street, it is necessary to protect the affected areas with a sterile dressing.
No studies have been performed to find out the effect of the drug on children younger than five years of age, so Fucicort recommends using the instruction for children with caution.
The drug can only be replaced with those that have a similar effect, since Fucicort analogs that have the same active ingredients in their composition do not exist. When the use of the Fucicort cream is prohibited, instructions for use can be chosen from the following tools: Candide B, Acriderm Genta, Betaderm and Belogent. Other medicines may be used, for example, "Celestoderm-B" with a content of Garamycin or "Celederm", in which gentamicin is present. You can not choose an analogue yourself, only after consulting a doctor. The approximate cost of the cream is 358 rubles. The reviews show that the drug contributes to the recovery of the skin with eczema and the presence of other skin diseases. Confirm the effectiveness of the "Fucikort" tool instructions for use. The photo will let you know what the product looks like, and the study of important information will make it clear what it is.
Customers in their reviews note that the cream quickly eliminates the existing problem, improves well-being. Some people develop allergic reactions to medication or other adverse reactions. Usually, after giving up the drug, the condition is normalized. But cases of occurrence of undesirable reactions are very rare. At observance of the recommended dosages and other recommendations of the doctor, recovery occurs in a short period of time, there is a noticeable improvement in skin health. That there are no health problems, you should not self-medicate. All medications should be used only if there are appropriate indications and only after receiving specialist advice, excluding contraindications. If all the factors are considered, the treatment is usually successful and without complications.