Indicated either alone or in combination with systemic therapy, in the
treatment of primary and secondary skin infections caused by sensitive strains
of Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp and Corynebacterium
Primary skin infections that may be expected to respond to treatment with
fusidic acid applied topically include: impetigo contagiosa, superficial
folliculitis, sycosis barbae, paronychia and erythrasma; also such secondary
skin infections as infected eczematoid dermatitis, infected contact dermatitis
and infected cuts / abrasions.