Cutivate

Cutivate

fluticasone

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluticasone propionate
Indications/Uses
Relief of the inflammatory & pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid responsive dermatoses.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult, elderly, childn & infant ≥3 mth Apply thinly & gently rub to the affected area once or bid for up to 4 wk.
Contraindications
Untreated cutaneous infections, rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis, perianal & genital pruritus, pruritus w/o inflammation. Dermatoses in infant <3 mth including dermatitis & nappy rash.
Special Precautions
History of local hypersensitivity to corticosteroids. Avoid abrupt w/drawal. Manifestations of hypercortisolism (Cushing's syndrome) & reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression can occur due to increased systemic absorption. Increased systemic effects. Psoriasis. Prolonged application to face. Avoid contact w/ eyes. Discontinue use if inflammatory lesions become infected. Risk of bacterial infection w/ use of occlusive dressings. Caution when use for the treatment of dermatitis in chronic leg ulcers. Pregnancy & lactation. Long-term continuous use in infants & childn <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Very rare: Opportunistic infection; hypersensitivity; increased wt/obesity, delayed wt gain/growth retardation in childn, cushingoid features, decreased endogenous cortisol levels, hyperglycemia/glucosuria, HTN, osteoporosis, cataract, glaucoma; skin thinning, atrophy, striae, telangiectasias, pigmentation changes, hypertrichosis, allergic contact dermatitis, exacerbation of underlying symptoms, pustular psoriasis, erythema, rash, urticaria.
Drug Interactions
CYP3A4 inhibitors eg, ritonavir, itraconazole.
MIMS Class
Topical Corticosteroids
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 500 mcg/g
Packing/Price
5 g x 1's
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