Cutivate Cream® (fluticasone propionate cream) is a medication licensed for the treatment of various skin conditions, such as dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. This medicated skin cream is approved for use in adults and children as young as three months old.
When using Cutivate Cream, apply a thin layer of the cream on the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily, depending on what your healthcare provider recommends. Possible side effects may include skin irritation, such as burning, itching, and dryness.
Before using Cutivate Cream, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other medications you are taking (including vitamins and supplements), as well as any allergies you may have, including to drugs, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information, click Cutivate Cream. This full-length article provides information on how this medicine works, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)
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