Fluticin Ointment

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96.65
₹19.33/Ointment
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Fluticin Ointment

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Uses of Fluticasone Topical

Fluticasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and asthma.
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Side effects of Fluticasone Topical

Common

Throat irritation, Hoarseness of voice, Cough.

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How to use Fluticasone Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Fluticin Ointment works

Fluticasone topical is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the body that are responsible for inflammation.
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Uses of Mupirocin Topical

Mupirocin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Mupirocin Topical

Common

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Rash, Itching.

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How to use Mupirocin Topical

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 gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Fluticin Ointment works

Mupirocin topical stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Fluticin Ointment

Expert advice for Fluticasone Topical

  • 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.

Expert advice for Mupirocin Topical

  • Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Patients allergic to mupirocin or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Fluticin Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluticin Ointment 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
Fluticin Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Fluticin Ointment via licking.
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Driving
It is not known whether Fluticin Ointment alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Fluticin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluticin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Fluticin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fluticin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fluticin Ointment

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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Frequently asked questions for Mupirocin Topical

Q. What is Mupirocin Topical used for?
Mupirocin Topical is indicated for the treatment of secondarily infected traumatic lesions like abrasions, sutured wounds and small lacerations with susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes.
Q. Is Mupirocin Topical good for acne?
Mupirocin Topical is not indicated for the treatment of acne.
Q. Is Mupirocin Topical used for fungal (yeast) infections and viral (herpes or ringworm)?
Mupirocin Topical is used to treat bacterial skin infections and does not act against fungal (yeast) and viral (herpes or ringworm) infections.
Q. Is Mupirocin Topical used for diaper rash?
Mupirocin Topical is an antibacterial and will only help if the diaper rash is associated with bacterial infection. Please consult your doctor before using this for an infected diaper rash.
Q. Does Mupirocin Topical treat eczema?
Mupirocin Topical is not indicated for the treatment of eczema but can be used in case eczema is associated with infection. Please consult your doctor before using mupirocin in this condition, as eczema should be diagnosed by a doctor before it is being treated.
Q. Does Mupirocin Topical clog pores?
No. Mupirocin Topical does not clog pores.
Q. Is Mupirocin Topical used to stop itching?
No. Mupirocin Topical is not indicated to relieve itching. Its indicated for the treatment of infections. If there is itching because of the underlying infection, then itching may subside when the infection is treated.
Q. Is Mupirocin Topical a topical steroid?
No, Mupirocin Topical is not a topical steroid.
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Substitutes for Fluticin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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