Fluticasone Propionate Cream

— THERAPEUTIC DISORDERS TREATED —
  • Topical steroids

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Fluticasone propionate 0.05%.

How Supplied

Crm, oint—contact supplier; Lotion—120mL

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Indications

Indications

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Dosage and Administration

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

Contraindications

Formaldehyde allergy.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Warnings/Precautions

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.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Interactions

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Adverse Reactions

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).

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Clinical Trials

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Fluticasone Propionate Cream Note

Notes

Formerly known under the brand name Cutivate.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Patient Counseling

See Literature