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Cutivate Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Fluticasone is a topical steroid. It reduces or inhibits the actions of chemicals in the body that may cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.

Cutivate Dosage

  • You should be apply a thin film of Cutivate cream or ointment to the affected skin areas 1 or 2 times a day.
  • Cutivate ointment is not recommended for use in children.

Uses of Cutivate

  • This medication is a steroid product used on the skin to reduce inflammation and also treats itching that are associated with various skin disorders.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Cutivate

Before taken Cutivate medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Cutivate. Side effects may include:

  • Burning
  • Dryness
  • Infected or worsening eczema
  • Itchy spots
  • Rash
  • Skin irritation

Warnings and precautions before taking Cutivate:

  • Before using this drug, you should tell your doctor your medical history such as other illnesses, any infections, other skin disorders, allergies.
  • You should tell your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur including vision problems, persistent headache, increased thirst or urination, unusual weakness or weight loss, dizziness.
  • This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Cutivate with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So you should talk to your doctor before taking or using any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.


After taken Cutivate if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Cutivate overdose include

  • Acne
  • Depression
  • Excessive hair growth
  • High blood pressure
  • Insomnia
  • Moonfaced appearance
  • Obese trunk
  • Paranoia

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