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Fluticasone Propionate Cream Dosage

For treating skin problems with fluticasone propionate cream, the dose will depend on the type of skin condition being treated. In most cases, the instructions call for a thin layer of the cream to be applied onto the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily. If you do not notice an improvement within two weeks, contact your healthcare provider about other possible treatment options.

An Introduction to Your Dosage of Fluticasone Propionate Cream

The standard recommended dose for fluticasone propionate cream (Cutivate Cream®) varies, depending on the condition being treated. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Dosing Guidelines for Atopic Dermatitis

The standard starting dosage for fluticasone propionate cream for atopic dermatitis treatment is a thin film applied to the affected areas once or twice daily.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Dosing Guidelines for Other Conditions

The standard starting dosage for treating itching or inflammation due to a wide variety of skin conditions (such as psoriasis, eczema, or allergic reactions) is a thin film applied to the affected area twice daily.

General Information on Using Fluticasone Propionate Cream

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with fluticasone propionate cream include the following:
  • Do not cover the cream with a dressing (such as a bandage), as this increases the risk for serious fluticasone propionate cream side effects. Ask your healthcare provider how long you should use this medication; long-term use of topical steroids, including fluticasone propionate cream, sometimes causes serious side effects.
  • If your skin condition does not improve within two weeks, check with your healthcare provider. A different treatment approach may be necessary.
  • Do not apply the medicine to the face, underarm, or groin areas, unless your healthcare provider specifically recommends that you do so.
  • This medication is approved for use in children as young as three months old for short-term use (four weeks or less). It is unknown if longer use is safe or effective.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to dosing with fluticasone propionate cream, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Fluticasone Propionate Cream Information

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