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Specific Indications for Cutivate Lotion

How Does This Medicine Work?

Cutivate Lotion is part of a group of medications known as glucocorticoids, which are a type of corticosteroid (or "steroid" for short). Although glucocorticoids have numerous effects in the body, they are used mostly for their anti-inflammatory or immune-suppressing properties. Cutivate Lotion works by decreasing inflammation and suppressing an overactive immune system.
 

Is It Safe for Children to Use Cutivate Lotion?

Cutivate Lotion is approved for use in children as young as 1 year old. It is not approved to treat diaper rash and should not be applied to the diaper area, as doing so can increase the risk for side effects.
 

Off-Label Uses for Cutivate Lotion

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the treatment of atopic dermatitis. This is known as an "off-label" use. For instance, Cutivate Lotion is sometimes used off-label to treat a variety of other conditions that are likely to respond to a topical steroid, such as:
 

Cutivate Lotion Medication Information

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