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Flutivate E Cream

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Preservative
Methylparaben, Propyl paraben, Imidurea

Introduction

Flutivate E 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.

Flutivate E 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.

Uses of Flutivate E Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Flutivate E Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Flutivate E Cream is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. It reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Flutivate E Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Flutivate E

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

How to use Flutivate E 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 Flutivate E Cream works

Flutivate E 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
Flutivate E 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
Flutivate E 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

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Flutivate E 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 Flutivate E Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after two weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Flutivate E with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Skin allergy by bacterial infection & suffering lot due to itching
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Dermatology
Apply flutivate cream twice daily n then revert Back after 15 days
My palm skin of both hand and leg always tear up. Due which it gives lot of burning sensation. Kindly help
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Dermatology
Apply flutivate cream twice daily
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FAQs

Q. What is Flutivate E Cream? What is it used for?

Flutivate E Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. Flutivate E Cream is used to treat various allergic skin conditions such as eczema and atopic dermatitis. Flutivate E Cream effectively reduces symptoms associated with such conditions such as swelling, itching and redness.

Q. How does Flutivate E Cream work?

Flutivate E Cream 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. How long does Flutivate E Cream take to start working?

The time required by Flutivate E Cream to start showing its effects may differ from person to person. Usually, it starts showing relief within 8 hours of starting Flutivate E Cream. It may even take several days before you see maximum benefits. In order to improve your symptoms faster, it is important to take the medicine regularly to gain maximum benefit from the medicine.

Q. Is Flutivate E Cream good for burns?

No, Flutivate E Cream should never be applied in those areas of the skin that have burns, cuts or scrapes. If Flutivate E Cream accidentally gets onto such areas, rinse the area thoroughly with water. It is advisable that you use this medicine only as directed by your doctor to avoid any adverse effects and worsening of your condition.

Q. How to use Flutivate E Cream?

Before using Flutivate E Cream, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Flutivate E Cream gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Flutivate E Cream?

Be careful not to get Flutivate E Cream into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Flutivate E Cream if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Flutivate E Cream with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Also, let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Flutivate E Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.
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Country of Origin: India

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