fusidic acid


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fusidic acid

(fjuːˈsɪdɪk)
adj
an antibiotic substance used to treat skin infections
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2020 for drugs to the active substance fusidic acid (atc code according to who : D06ax01)
A comparison between the effectiveness of erythromycin, single-dose clarithromycin and topical fusidic acid in the treatment of erythrasma.
All isolates were susceptible to linezolid, tigecycline, fusidic acid, mupirocin, and vancomycin.
23 In Auckland, the high rate of MRSA skin infections in children was also thought to be driven by the unnecessary use of topical fusidic acid ointment.
Vancomycin, linezolid, rifampicin, clindamycin, co-trimoxazole and teicoplanin susceptibilities were interpreted according to CLSI breakpoints, while tigecycline, fosfomycin and fusidic acid were interpreted according to BSAC breakpoints.
faecium D344S by conjugation, and performed selection by using kanamycin, fusidic acid, and rifampin.
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (disk diffusion test) was performed against MRSA isolates using teicoplanin, vancomycin, linezolid, doxycycline, penicillin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, erythromycin, gentamicin, sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim, chloramphenicol, fusidic acid (Sigma) and for MSSA isolates, in addition to the above, ampicillin, cefuroxime and amoxicillin/clavulanic acid were used.
She was prescribed azelaic acid cream bid and fusidic acid cream bid.
The drugs against which increased resistant was developed included cefotaxime, ciprofloxacin, ceftriaxone, levofloxacin, cotrimoxazole and gentamicin, whereas the most sensitive drugs were vancomycin, meropenem, imepenem, amikacin, fusidic acid, linezolid, teicoplanin, pippercillin/ tazobactam and cefoperazone/ sulbactam.
Topical fusidic acid twice a day application and oral acyclovir 400 mg thrice a day for 5 days for herpes labialis.
After irrigating with water for 15 min, the wounds were treated with fusidic acid ointment, and complete healing was achieved after 5 days.