fluticasone propionate (Cutivate)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

What is the dosage for fluticasone propionate-topical?

  • Fluticasone is available as cream, lotion, and ointment to apply to the skin.
  • It is usually applied one or two times a day to treat most skin conditions.
  • As with other corticosteroid medicines, treatment should be discontinued when control is achieved.
  • To avoid unwanted side effects, corticosteroid medicines should be used for the shortest duration possible to achieve the desired results.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/15/2015

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