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fusidic acid/hydrocortisone-topical

GENERIC NAME: FUSIDIC ACID/HYDROCORTISONE - TOPICAL (fyou-SID-ick acid/hi-dro-KOR-tih-sown)

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Discontinued Warning Icon Please Note: This Drug is no longer available in the United States.

USES: This medication is used to treat certain skin diseases (atopic dermatitis). It works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and reducing redness, itching, crusting, and swelling of the skin sores. This medication is a combination of an antibiotic (fusidic acid) and a corticosteroid (hydrocortisone). This medication only treats certain bacterial infections. It will not work for other infections such as viral or fungal infections. Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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