Fucidin IV - All You Need To Know In 2021
12 May 2021

Fucidin IV


What it is used for

Treatment of localised, as well as generalised, staphylococcal infections caused by susceptible organisms. In severe infections, deep-seated infections, infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococci or when prolonged therapy may be required, Fucidin must be given concurrently with other anti-staphylococcal antibiotic therapy.


How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Diluent, not applicable

Clear colourless solution, free from particulate matter.

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

Part 2: Injection, powder for

Fine, white to yellowish powder.

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Diluent, not applicable

Clear colourless solution, free from particulate matter.

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

Part 2: Injection, powder for

Fine, white to yellowish powder.

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient fusidate

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • 1 vial of diluent – 50mL pack

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