Sodium Fusidate/Selected Steroids Interactions
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Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Sodium fusidate and steroids may slow down how quickly your liver processes each other.
What might happen:
You may experience toxic side effects from both sodium fusidate and steroids.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know right away that you are using these medicines together. Let your doctor know if you have any stomach or abdominal pain, diarrhea, any yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, extreme fatigue, swelling of face or legs, nausea or vomiting, hot flashes, sweating, leg cramps, trouble breathing, chest pain, chest pain, vision changes, nausea, vomiting, black or tarry stools, bone pain, changes in menstrual cycle, weight gain, seizures, fever, or sore throat.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
- 1.Fucidin (fusidic acid) Australian prescribing information. CSL Limited January 9, 2003..
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