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Used for: Bacterial skin infection

What is Fucicort?

Fucicort is a brand medication that contains Fusidic Acid (a fusidane antibiotic) and Betamethasone (a type of steroids). This combination is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.

How to use it?

Fucicort is available as cream. Apply a thin layer to the affected area 2-3 times daily. Wash hands before and after each application.

What are the side effects of Fucicort?

Common side effects of Fucicort include allergic skin reactions and itching.

Who should not take Fucicort?

  • People allergic to any component of Fucicort.

Pharmacist Tips:

  • Complete the whole course of this antibiotic, otherwise may increase the risk of re-infection.

Common dosing schedule: 
Apply 2-3 times to the affected skin as instructed by the doctor.

This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs. 

Some common medications Fucicort may interact with:

  • Amoxicillin

Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.

Where to buy Fucicort in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Fucicort is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.

For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk

Need more information?

For detailed information about the use of Fucicort in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.

Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.

Available dosage
  • 20mg/1mg (Cream)
Drug class
Antibiotics, Corticosteroids
Sub class
Fusidane, Glucocorticoids
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