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Pregnant, lactation period. Fucidic acid and iodine, hydrocortizone acetate. Harmful?

hello sir my name is ali i would like to ask a difference between fucidic acid and iodine and what are the indications in simple meanings
and is fusidic acid and fucidic acid+hydrocortizone acetate harmful (topical not orally) in pregnancy and lactation period.
i will be thankful if u reply on my email YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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The topical application of fusidic acid cream during pregnancy or lactation is not harmful. This is a topical antibiotic and steroid ointment and can be used for short term as it is least absorbed systemically when applied to the intact skin.
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Answered: Wed, 15 May 2013
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