fusidic acid

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fu·sid·ic ac·id

(fyū-sid'ik as'id),
A fermentation product of Fusidium coccineum, a parasitic fungus on the plant Veronica; inhibits protein synthesis and the accumulation of ppGpp.
Synonym(s): ramycin

fusidic acid

A steroid antibiotic used in the form of sodium fusidate against penicillin-resistant (beta-lactamase-producing) staphylococci. It has no value against streptococci and is usually given in conjunction with another antibiotic such as FLUCLOXACILLIN. Brand names are Fucidin and Fucithalmic.

fusidic acid

A product used as an antibiotic agent in solution 1%. It is synthesized as sodium fusidate from the microorganism Fusidium coccineum. It is effective against gram-positive bacteria. It is used in the treatment of bacterial blepharoconjunctivitis, especially staphylococcal infection.

fusidic acid

a lipophilic steroid antibioitic, the product of Fusidium coccineum; mainly active against gram-positive bacteria.
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The patient was put on antituberculous therapy for 6 months (rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol for 2 months followed by rifampicin and isoniazid for 4 months) and concurrently treated for her skin conditions with topical sodium fusidate cream and 2% ketoconazole shampoo.
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Treatment to eliminate nasal carriage in culture-positive persons was given after randomization, by using either intranasal mupirocin calcium 2% ointment (Bactroban, Glaxo SmithKline, Philadelphia, PA) or sodium fusidate 2% ointment (Fucidin, Leo Pharmaceutical, Ballerup, Denmark), twice a day for a week.
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Sodium fusidate is the only compound within the fusidane class, and, therefore, is unlikely to select for cross-resistance to other classes of antibiotics