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Flutivate E Cream

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Primary uses of Flutivate E Cream

Flutivate E Cream
Flutivate E Cream
10 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Flutivate E Cream


Uses of Flutivate E Cream

Flutivate E Cream is used in the treatment of eczema and psoriasis.

Flutivate E Cream side effects


Side Effect of Flutivate E is 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.

In Depth Information on Flutivate E Cream

Expert advice for Flutivate E Cream

  • 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.
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Flutivate E Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Flutivate E Cream
No interaction found/established
Flutivate E 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.
Flutivate E Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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Frequently asked questions about Flutivate E Cream

Frequently asked questions about Fluticasone

Flutivate e is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/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
No. Flutivate e is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Flutivate e is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold
Yes. Flutivate e may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Flutivate e may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Flutivate e is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Flutivate e nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Flutivate e if you have high blood pressure.

Substitutes for Flutivate E Cream

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