Topical steroids:

Indications for: Fluticasone Propionate Cream

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Adults and Children:

<3mos: not established. ≥3mos: apply a thin film to affected areas twice daily; atopic dermatitis: 1–2 times daily. Discontinue when control is achieved (max 4 weeks in children). Do not occlude.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Contraindications:

Formaldehyde allergy.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Warnings/Precautions:

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. Nursing mothers: avoid direct infant exposure.

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); ophthalmic reactions (eg, cataracts, glaucoma).


Formerly known under the brand name Cutivate.

How Supplied:

Crm, oint—contact supplier; Lotion—120mL