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Antibiotics - Eye Infections


FUCITHALMIC eye drops contain an antibiotic called fusidic acid.

This antibiotic is used to treat infections on the surface of the eye.

FUCITHALMIC treats infections such as:

  • Inflammation of the white of the eye, caused by bacteria (called "conjunctivitis" or "red eye").
  • Stye (infection of a hair folicle in the eyelid)
  • Inflammation fo the eyelid (called "blepharitis")
  • Inflammation of the cornea, which is the clear area in the centre of the eye. This is called "keratitis" and causes discomfort in the eye.
  • Fucithalmic eye drops contain an antibiotic (called "fusidic acid").

FUCITHALMIC is available in 5g tubes. 

FUCITHALMIN is fully funded and is only available with a doctor's prescription. Normal doctors' fees and Pharmacy charges apply.

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FUCITHALMIC - each gram contains fusidic acid, hemihydrate Ph.Eur.10 mg 

Do not use FUCITHALMIC if you have contact lenses or if you have any allergies to fusidic acid. 
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not wear contact lens while using FUCITHALMIC. Tell your doctor if you have any allergies, or if you are taking any other medicine as these may affect how FUCITHALMIC works. FUCITHALMIC eye drops can cause some side effects. If they occur, they are most likely to be minor and temporary and include temporary stinging of the eye after application. FUCITHALMIC may cause transient mild stinging of the eye. If you develop a skin rash; itchiness; swelling of the face, lips, or tongue; or have difficultly swallowing or breathing seek medical advice from your doctor. 
Always use FUCITHALMIC strictly as instructed by your doctor. 

FUCITHALMIC is a fully funded prescription medicine. Normal doctors fees and Pharmacy charges apply. 

Note: Information on this site is not intended to replace the advice given by your doctor or other health professional.

For further information, click on the helpful links below. 

TAPS no: PP3212. 

Helpful Links

Consumer Medicine Information
Medicine Data Sheet

Last Updated: 16-09-2013
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