Sudif 2 % Cream

Manufactured byKlm Pharmaceuticals
ContainsFusidic acid
Description

Sudif 2 % Cream is an antibiotic used in the treatment of inflammation of the skin, hair follicles; infections of the skin surrounding the fingernails or toenails; infections of the bearded skin; and infections of the folds of the skin with brown scaly skin patches which are mostly caused by Staphylococcus species. It is also used to treat impetigo which is characterized by crusty and swollen patches of skin.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Sudif 2 % Cream

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sudif 2 % Cream

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Skin blistering
  • Hives and wheezing
  • Skin rash and itching

Uses of Sudif 2 % Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Skin infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    There is no well-established clinical data available regarding the duration of action of this medicine.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to use this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the benefits and risks with your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to fusidic acid or any components present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to use this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the benefits and risks with your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Usage on skin

Do not get this medicine into the eyes or near the eyes while applying it on the face since the medicine may cause irritation of the eyes.

Duration of use

Do not use this medicine for a prolonged period of time or in large volumes since this may cause serious adverse effects and the skin may become sensitive to the medicine.

Missed Dose

If a dose of Sudif 2 % Cream is missed, apply the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately if there is an overdose of the medicine.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cholestyramine

Antistaphylococcal penicillin

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Strictly follow the instructions on the label and use Sudif 2 % Cream only as directed. Do not use more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before using this medicine. You are advised to complete the prescribed course of treatment even if the symptoms get better or the symptoms disappear.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Sudif 2 % Cream is an antibiotic which blocks protein synthesis in bacteria. This helps in stopping the growth of bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Steroid antibiotics

Schedule

N/A

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB02703

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http://www.snomedbrowser.com/Codes/Details/387530003

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