29 May 2009

FUCITHALMIC (Fusidic acid) - United Kingdom

Updated: 29 May 2009

FUCITHALMIC

Fucithalmic is indicated for the topical treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis where the organism is known to be sensitive to the antibiotic.

FUCITHALMIC Description, Presentation and Dosage

FUCITHALMIC Description

FUCITHALMIC Drug Class Description

Antibacterials (narrow-spectrum antibiotics).

FUCITHALMIC Drug Description

Each gram contains fusidic acid, hemihydrate Ph.Eur. 10mg.

FUCITHALMIC Generic Name

Fusidic acid

FUCITHALMIC Presentation

FUCITHALMIC Presentation

Sterile viscous eye drops.

FUCITHALMIC Manufacturer

Leo Laboratories Limited

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FUCITHALMIC Dosage

FUCITHALMIC Adult Dosage

For all ages: One Fucithalmic drop to be instilled into the eye twice daily. Treatment should be continued for at least 48 hours after the eye returns to normal

FUCITHALMIC Precautions, Reactions and Contraindications

FUCITHALMIC Special Precautions

FUCITHALMIC Special Precautions

Should not be used when contact lenses are being worn.

FUCITHALMIC Adverse Reactions

FUCITHALMIC Adverse Reactions

Transient stinging after application has been encountered. Hypersensitivity may occur

FUCITHALMIC Contraindications

FUCITHALMIC Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to any of its components.

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