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Fluticasone Propionate Ointment
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Drug Name:

Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Fluticasone propionate 0.005%.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Fluticasone Propionate Ointment:

Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.

Adult:

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

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Formaldehyde allergy.

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 (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Fluticasone Propionate Cream

CUTIVATE

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).

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Cutivate.

How Supplied:

Crm, oint—contact supplier; Lotion—120mL

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