FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM

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Composition for Flutec 0.050% w/w Cream

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10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Flutec Cream

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Uses of Flutec Cream

FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders and Asthma.
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Side effects of Flutec Cream

Common

Throat irritation, Hoarseness of voice, Cough.

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How to use Flutec 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 Flutec Cream works

Flutec 0.050% w/w cream is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the body that are responsible for inflammation.

In Depth Information on Flutec Cream

Expert advice for Flutec Cream

  • Consult your doctor if you have an infection in the nasal passage or sinus.
  • Inform your doctor if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones before using the medicine.
  • Avoid use of fluticasone topical preparation on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to fluticasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have liver disease, bacterial or fungal infections or low bone mineral density.
  • Do not use if you are taking anti-HIV drugs like ritonavir or anti-fungal drugs like ketoconazole.
  • Do not use if you have untreated cutaneous infections, rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis (a condition characterized by is a facial rash on the face causing bumps to develop round the mouth), perianal and genital pruritus, pruritus without inflammation, dermatoses in infants under three months of age, including dermatitis and nappy rash.
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Warnings
Special precautions for FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
FLUTEC 0.050% W/W CREAM does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of FLUTEC
0.050% W/W CREAM in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flutec 0.050% w/w Cream

Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone Topical

Q. Is fluticasone an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?
Fluticasone is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic/decongestant drug. It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Q. Is Fluticasone the same as Nasonex/Flonase?
Fluticasone is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray. However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies
Q. Is Fluticasone safe?
Yes. Fluticasone is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is it used in infants?
It is used for skin allergies in children or infants. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (nasal drop, nasal spray) is used to treat nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose. It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections
Q. Is fluticasone used for cold?
It is not used for common cold
Q. Does fluticasone propionate cause drowsiness/wakefulness?
Fluticasone may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is fluticasone addictive?
No. Fluticasone is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Q. Does fluticasone cause nose bleeds?
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of fluticasone nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding does not stop, please consult your doctor
Q. Can I take fluticasone if I have high blood pressure?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking fluticasone if you have high blood pressure.
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Substitutes for Flutec

No substitutes found for this medicine
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