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Flute Cream


Overview

Introduction

Flute Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used for treatment of skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. It provide relief from pain, swelling, redness, and itching in several skin problems.

Flute Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause itching or burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These side effects are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine. It should not be used in children below 1 year of age.

Side effects of Flute Cream

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Flute Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Flute Cream works

Flute Cream is a steroid medicine. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the skin red, swollen and itchy due to skin conditions such as atopic eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flute Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flute Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Flute Cream for treating itchy, red rashes and skin irritation associated with skin conditions such as atopic eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis among others.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't apply it to broken or infected areas of skin, face, eyes or eyelids.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Flute Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after two weeks of treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Flute with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Sir, I am having inflammation, itching and red skin with water on the penis foreskin since last 2 days. I have tried washing with Potasium Permanganate water and putting Clotrimazole Powder but not much relief. Pls suggest what shall I do. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello plz visit to any dermatologist and get STD screening first and use candid B cream with moisturiser. Give rest to penis
HIGH ITCHING IN LOWER PART WITH REDNESS N BLACKISH APPEARENCE OF SKIN
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use ebernet cream -twice daily for 6wks
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How does Flute work?

Flute is a corticosteroid, which works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness, and pain.

Q. My friend developed a severe allergic reaction when she started Flute. Could it be due to Flute even though it is used for allergy purpose?

In very rare cases, Flute can cause serious allergic reactions such as rash, hives, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, throat, and tongue. It may also cause low blood pressure which may further cause lightheadedness and the patient may even faint. If these symptoms occur, you should immediately contact your doctor because such allergic reactions can be life threatening.
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