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Topical Fluticasone Propionate Dosage

When treating various skin conditions with topical fluticasone propionate, the dose will depend on the particular product used and the skin condition being treated. In general, dosing guidelines call for a thin layer of the medicine applied onto the affected areas once or twice daily. Contact your healthcare provider if you do not notice an improvement within two weeks.

An Introduction to Your Topical Fluticasone Propionate Dose

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

Dosing for Fluticasone Propionate Cream

The standard starting dose for fluticasone propionate cream for atopic dermatitis is a thin film applied to the affected areas of the skin once or twice daily. The standard starting dose of fluticasone propionate cream 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. Fluticasone propionate cream is approved for use in adults and children as young as three months old.
 

Dosing for Fluticasone Propionate Ointment

The standard starting dose for fluticasone propionate ointment in adults for treating itching or inflammation due to a wide variety of skin conditions (such as psoriasis, eczema, or atopic dermatitis) is a thin layer applied to the affected area(s) twice a day. Fluticasone propionate ointment is not approved for use in children.
 

Using Fluticasone Propionate Lotion for Atopic Dermatitis

The standard starting dose of fluticasone propionate lotion for treating atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as one year old is a small amount applied once daily. Gently rub the lotion into the skin, being careful not to damage the irritated skin. Wash your hands after applying the lotion, unless you are treating your hands. Fluticasone propionate lotion is only approved to treat atopic dermatitis.
 

Topical Fluticasone Propionate Information

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