Fusidic acid - Definition

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Definition


Fusidic acid is a molecule existing in the form of pills, creams, liquid form for children, and injection. It is particularly marketed under the name of Fucidine®. This molecule has antibacterial activities, especially active against staphylococci and some streptococci. It is mainly used in combination with other antibiotics, or on its own for skin infections in the form of ointment.

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