Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Rx

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Fluticasone Propionate Ointment

Topical steroids
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Fluticasone propionate 0.005%.

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Indications for Fluticasone Propionate Ointment:

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.


Apply a thin film to affected areas twice daily. Do not occlude.


Not recommended.


Formaldehyde allergy.


Avoid use near eyes, on face, groin, or axillae. Do not use for diaper dermatitis, rosacea, perioral dermatitis, or on pre-existing skin atrophy. Avoid tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants. Risk of HPA axis suppression with high-potency steroids, prolonged use, application to large surface area, use of occlusive dressings, altered skin barrier, liver failure, young age; discontinue gradually, or reduce dose or potency if occurs. Treat infection if present; discontinue if infection persists or worsens. Lotion: avoid excessive sun exposure. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Fluticasone Propionate Cream


Adverse Reactions:

Burning, stinging, pruritus, irritation, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infections, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria, erythema, dry skin, excoriation; HPA axis suppression (esp. in children).


Formerly known under the brand name Cutivate.

How Supplied:

Crm, oint—contact supplier; Lotion—120mL