Fusidic acid

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Scientific Name: Fusidic acid
Brand Name: Fucibet, Fucidin, Fucithalmic
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Fusidic acid works by interfering with bacterial protein synthesis, specifically by preventing the translocation of the elongation factor G (EF-G) from the ribosome. It also can inhibit chloramphenicol acetyltransferase enzymes.
Description of the Drug: Fusidic acid is a topical antibacterial agent used to prevent and treat mild to moderate skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB02703