Cutivate

(Fluticasone)

3.3/ 5 average rating with 44 reviewsforCutivate
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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.

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Quick facts about Cutivate
  • Drug class: Autoimmune
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (fluticasone)

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.

Quick facts about Cutivate
  • Drug class: Autoimmune
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (fluticasone)

Dosage forms

  • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Lotion
People’s experience with Cutivate

44reviews so far. What do you think?

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Side effect rates for Cutivate (Fluticasone)

  • Any side effect
    4%4%
  • Pruritus
    3%3%
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The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Cutivate.

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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.

Pharmacist Q&A

Cutivate (Fluticasone) questions for

Frequently Asked Questions

This medication treats a variety of types of dermatitis, including eczema.

Who is this drug for?

This medication treats a variety of types of dermatitis, including eczema.

Common concerns from people taking Cutivate (Fluticasone)

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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

Tip: Always talk with your doctor before you take any medication while pregnant.
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Kidneys and liver
  • 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.