Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Autoimmune

Cutivate

(fluticasone)

Prescription onlyLower-cost generic availableClass: Autoimmune
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4.45Cutivate

Calms down skin inflammation.

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Our bottom line

Cutivate (Fluticasone) works well for itchy, red skin, but over time steroids can make your skin thin and prone to infections.

Upsides

  • Effective at treating the itchiness and redness of rashes and skin irritation.
  • Available in generic.
  • Can be used with other medications if there is a skin infection.
People’s experience with Cutivate

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Downsides

  • Can slow down wound healing.
  • Because it's a steroid, it can thin healthy skin and make it more susceptible to infections or cuts.
How it works

Cutivate (Fluticasone) is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It reduces redness, itching, and swelling caused by inflammatory skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.

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Dosage forms
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Lotion
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Side effect rates for Cutivate (fluticasone)

  • Any side effect
  • Pruritus

Risks and Warnings for Cutivate (fluticasone)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Using bandages that restrict airflow and using over a wide area of the skin for a long time

    Adrenal suppression can occur if you are using Cutivate (Fluticasone), especially over a wide area of the skin for a long time and if you're using bandages that prevent airflow over the area. Symptoms include joint or muscle pain, extreme low energy and depression. Use this medication exactly how your doctor tells you to.

Common concerns from people taking Cutivate (fluticasone)

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  • Adrenal suppression can occur if you are using Cutivate (Fluticasone), especially over a wide area of the skin for a long time and if you're using bandages that prevent airflow over the area. Symptoms include joint or muscle pain, extreme low energy and depression. Use this medication exactly how your doctor tells you to.