Fuvizen (Sodium Fucidate Tulle Dressing)
Effective as for skin dressing, burn dressing, accident injuries, diabetic ulcers, skin grafting, different types of sores, operative wounds, colostomies etc.
Fuvizen consist of fabric of leno weave evenly impregnated with ointment containing
- Soft Paraffin Base Ointment
- Low adherent, Soothing, Protecting the wound, allowing easy drainage of the wound.
- Leno Gauze Weave with interleaving
- Interlocking weave threads minimize fraying while dressing to shape. Interleaved for easy peel off and aseptic application.
Bactericidal Efficacy :
Fuvizen is a steroidal antibacterial with a bactericidal activity, mainly against Gram-positive bacteria. Sodium Fusidate inhibits bactericidal protein synthesis although, but inhibits a factor necessary for translocation of peptide sub units and elongation of peptide chain.
Fuvizen contains an antibiotic which exerts powerful antibacterial activity against a number of Gram-postive organisms. Staphylococci, including the strains resistant to penicillin or other antibiotics. The therapeutic efficacy of topically applied Fuvizen Dressing is partly due to the pronounced antibacterial activity of Sodium Fusidate against the organisms responsible for skin infections and partly to the unique ability of this antibiotic for penetration of intact skin.
Fuvizen is indicated for the treatment of skin infections caused by Staphylococci, Streptococci or other sensitive organisms; the most important indications being: Impetigo,Sycosis barbae, Paronychia, Folliculitis, Carbuncles, Infected wounds, Boils, Cellulitis with Gram-positive organisms.
Contra – indications :
Fuvizen is for use only on your skin. Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes or inside your mouth or nose. Do not apply the ointment over large skin areas. Do not use to treat a deep cut, an animal bite or a serious burn.
Fuvizen available in printed, sealed pouches & Tin pack, sterilized by Gamma irradiation.