Fusidic Acid used as a topical antibiotic world wide. Often used topically in creams or ointments and eyedrops but may also be given systemically as tablets or injections.Sometimes used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis where the skin has become broken and infected. Broken skin is vulnerable to infection, which can make skin conditions much worse.
Sodium Fusidic Acid or Fuciden (Brand Name)
The molecule Sodium Fusidic Acid (CAS Number 6990-06-3) can cause contact dermatitis. Sodium Fusidic Acid used in many Antibiotic products worldwide in preparations for surface wounds.
Fusidic acid, sold under the brand names Fucidin. is an antibiotic that is often used topically in creams and eyedrops but may also be given systemically as tablets or injections. The global problem of advancing antimicrobial resistance has led to a renewed interest in its use recently. It causes skin rash in 1 out of 100 users.