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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Apply a thin film of CUTIVATE Ointment (fluticasone propionate ointment) to the affected skin areas twice daily. Rub in gently.
CUTIVATE Ointment (fluticasone propionate ointment) should not be used with occlusive dressings.
Geriatric Use: In studies where geriatric patients (65 years of age or older, see PRECAUTIONS) have been treated with CUTIVATE Ointment (fluticasone propionate ointment) , safety did not differ from that in younger patients; therefore, no dosage adjustment is recommended.
CUTIVATE Ointment (fluticasone propionate ointment) , 0.005% is supplied in:
15-gtubes (NDC 0173-0431-00)
30-g tubes (NDC 0173-0431-01)
60-g tubes (NDC 0173-0431-02)
Store between 2° and 30°C (36° and 86°F).
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. December 2001. FDA rev date: 1/18/2002
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/29/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Cutivate Ointment Information
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