Cutivate

Cutivate

fluticasone

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluticasone propionate
Indications/Uses
Adult & childn ≥3 mth: Atopic, infantile & discoid eczemas, prurigo nodularis, psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis), neurodermatoses including lichen simplex & planus, seborrheic dermatitis, contact sensitivity reactions, discoid lupus erythematosus. Adjunct to systemic steroid therapy in generalised erythroderma. Reduce risk of chronic recurrent atopic eczema relapse once acute episode has been treated effectively. Adult & childn ≥1 yr: Insect bite reactions, prickly heat.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply thinly to affected area once or bd for up to 4 wk. Patient who frequently relapse Reduce to once daily twice wkly.
Contraindications
Untreated cutaneous infection, rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis, perianal & genital pruritus, pruritus w/o inflammation. Dermatoses in infants <3 mth including dermatitis & napkin rash.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to corticosteroids. Cushing's syndrome & reversible hypothalmic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression. Increased risk of systemic effects. Concomitant infection. Psoriasis; chronic leg ulcers; visual disturbances. Allergic sensitisation or irritation due to formaldehyde. Use w/ occlusive dressings. Avoid contact w/ face & eyes. Avoid abrupt w/drawal. Renal or hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Avoid long-term continuous therapy in infants & childn <12 yr. Paed patients <3 mth. Elderly.
Drug Interactions
Inhibited metabolism by CYP3A4 inhibitors eg, ritonavir, itraconazole.
ATC Classification
D07AC17 - fluticasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cutivate cream 0.05%
Packing/Price
15 g x 1's
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