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Cutivate Cream Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- What are the possible side effects of fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- How should I use fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cutivate Cream)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cutivate Cream)?
- What should I avoid while using fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- What other drugs will affect fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cutivate Cream)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cutivate Cream)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of fluticasone topical is not expected to produce life threatening symptoms. However, long term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
Do not use fluticasone topical to treat any skin condition that has not been checked by your doctor.
Do not use this medication to treat skin conditions around your mouth, rectum, or genital areas. Do not apply to your face, underarms, or groin area unless your doctor tells you to.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If this does happen, rinse with water.
Avoid using other steroid medications on the areas you treat with fluticasone topical unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect fluticasone topical (Cutivate Cream)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on topically applied fluticasone topical. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fluticasone topical.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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