Fusiwal Ointment 5gm

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Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Information

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Impetigo. Fusiwal Ointment 5gm also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm also has some side effects, the most common being Itching or burning, Rash. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Fusiwal Ointment 5gm can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm is Safe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Fusiwal Ointment 5gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Fusiwal Ointment 5gm related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Fusiwal Ointment 5gm contraindications section.

Additionally, Fusiwal Ointment 5gm may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Fusiwal Ointment 5gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Benefits & Uses

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply in appropriate quantity on affected area
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm safe for pregnant women?


    Fusiwal is safe to take during pregnancy.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can safely use Fusiwal.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm on the Kidneys?


    Fusiwal does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm on the Liver?


    There are no any side effects of Fusiwal on the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm on the Heart?


    Fusiwal is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fusiwal Ointment 5gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Fusiwal Ointment 5gm

  • Is this Fusiwal Ointment 5gm habit forming or addictive?


    Fusiwal Ointment 5gm is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Fusiwal Ointment 5gm since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Fusiwal Ointment 5gm should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Fusiwal Ointment 5gm for mental disorders.

    No

Fusiwal Ointment 5gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fusiwal Ointment 5gm


    It is safe to take Fusiwal Ointment 5gm with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fusiwal Ointment 5gm


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Fusiwal Ointment 5gm and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Fusiwal Ointment 5gm

Question about 5 years ago

Can Fusiwal cause itching?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fusiwal may cause itching. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing excessive itching after using this drug, then discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Fusiwal cause hair loss?

Dr. Kumawat Vijay Kumar MBBS , General Physician

No, Fusiwal does not cause hair loss. It has not been reported by the patients who are using this drug. If you are experiencing hair loss after using this drug, then it might be due to some other medical condition and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Fusiwal be used for ringworm?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

No, Fusiwal does not treat ringworm (a fungal infection). It should not be used in the treatment of ringworm because Fusiwal contains fusidic acid (an antibiotic) which is active only against bacteria, not fungi that cause the ringworm.

Question over 5 years ago

How to apply Fusiwal?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

Fusiwal should be applied 3-4 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. Your doctor may advise you to use this medicine with a sterile bandage that can reduce the frequency of doses required to treat the infection. Fusiwal should be applied after cleaning the affected area, allow it to dry, and then gently rub the medicine on the affected area. Do not forget to wash your hands before & after applying this drug.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Fusiwal used to treat eczema?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

Yes, Fusiwal is used to treat infected eczema because it contains fusidic acid which has been found to be safe and effective in treating infected eczema. Since it is a prescription drug and an antibiotic, you are advised not to use it by yourself without consulting with a doctor first.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1313-1314

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 759

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