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Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm

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FORMULAFluticasone Propionate 0.1 %
COMPANYGSK Consumer Healthcare
TYPECream
About

About

Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm belongs to a group of chemicals known as corticosteroids and aids in reducing swelling, redness, and itchiness associated with conditions such as eczema, allergies, dermatitis, and various skin rashes. Corticosteroids work by inhibiting the production of proteins that lead to inflammation.

A thin layer of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period only. Application/usage of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment, therefore,Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is gradually tapered off. Patients are advised to not stop using the Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms, which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

Mild side effects such as a stinging or burning sensation may be felt at the time of application for a few days. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under one year of age, nor to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm or corticosteroids.

Indications

Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm can be used to treat:

  • Psoriasis 
  • Eczema 
  • Irritated skin
  • Lichen planus
  • Lupus erythematosus 

How Does Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm Work?

Corticosteroids work by inhibiting the production of proteins that lead to inflammation by interacting with the human DNA sequence and preventing the transcription of proteins needed in an inflammatory process.

How To Use Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

A thin layer of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period only. Application/usage of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment, therefore,Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is gradually tapered off. Patients are advised to not stop using the Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms, which is likely to occur 2-4 weeks after starting treatment with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

Do not use a rough hand; just gently apply Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm to the affected area. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not meant to be covered after application. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm may have a seal on top that needs to be removed or punctured before gel can be applied. Patients are advised to wash their hands after each application of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm. If Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is being used to treat diaper rash in babies, it’s advised to leave the area uncovered for a minimum of 10 minutes. Patients aged 18 years and older are advised to not use another skin ointment/cream/lotion for up to 30 minutes after applying Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

It is advised that Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is applied at the same time each day, an alarm can be placed to remind patients to apply Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm at the proper time each day. If the patient misses a dose of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm, they should apply it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and apply Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

An inch of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied twice daily; preferably leaving an 8 to 10-hour gap in between each use. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the affected area only.

Child Dosage

A quarter or half an inch of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied. Dosage for patients aged 18 years and younger is dependent upon their age, weight, and stage of illness. Patients aged 1 year and under are not prescribed Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

Elderly Dosage 

An inch of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied twice daily; preferably leaving an 8 to 10-hour gap in between each use. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the affected area only.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

There isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is safe or unsafe for application by pregnant and/or lactating women. It’s advised that expecting women or breastfeeding mothers consult their physicians before applying any cream/ointment.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm:

  • Allergic reaction to Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm or any other drug or ingredient
  • Open wounds
  • Scars 
  • Inflamed/swollen skin 
  • Skin infections 
  • Acne 
  • Rosacea 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm:

  • Pregnant women 
  • Lactating mothers 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm:

  • Antifungal medicines (such as, Ketaconazole)
  • Other steroids 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm has certain side effects which include:

  • Stinging sensation on the skin where Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is applied 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Photosensitivity 
  • Dryness 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Redness of the skin
  • Changes in the color of the skin where Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is applied
  • Pustules saw developing under the skin 
  • Swelling of the skin

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Redness Of the Skin- can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.
  • Photosensitivity - patients are asked to wear sun-protective clothes when going outside including gloves and a hat, to apply generous amounts of broad-spectrum sunblock along with wearing sunglasses. Patients are advised to do all necessary work after sunset to reduce or eliminate sun exposure while undergoing treatment with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.
  • Blurred vision - This side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days; patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime. If blurred vision persists, please contact your doctor.
  • Stinging sensation on the skin- can be eased by applying a cold compress to the skin.
  • Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm onto the skin. This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.

FAQs

#1. How to Store Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2. Can I Take Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm During My Pregnancy?

No, Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is deemed unsafe to be applied during pregnancy.

#3. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

  • Stinging sensation on the skin where Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is applied 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Photosensitivity 
  • Dryness 

#4. Is Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm Safe to Give to Elderly Patients?

Yes. This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 1 year of age. For elderly patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm may not be effectively removed from the body and so, in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

#5. How IS Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm Supposed to Be Applied?

A thin layer of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician. Do not use a rough hand; just gently apply Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm to the affected area. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not meant to be covered after application if Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is being used on diaper rashes; caretakers are advised to loosely fasten diapers in such situations.

#6. Can I Stop Applying Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm Now That My Symptoms Have Gone??

No. Application/usage of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not stopped abruptly as that may lead to a recurrence of the ailment, therefore,Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is gradually tapered off. Patients are advised to not stop using the Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms, which is likely to occur 2-3 weeks after starting treatment with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm.

#7.What If I Apply Too Much Of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

An extra application or two of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm in a day, is not known to cause any harm but an excess usage of Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is a cause for concern and should be avoided and immediately reported to the doctor.

#8. Is It Safe to Have Painkillers While Taking Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

Yes. Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm under the supervision of a doctor.

#9. Why Must I Protect My Skin from The Sun While Taking Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm?

Treatment with Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm may lead to the skin becoming sensitive to sun damage and it is therefore recommended for patients to always wear sunscreen, along with hats and gloves whenever possible to protect themselves from sun damage.

#10. How Long Will I Have to Continue Taking The Medication?

Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is prescribed to be applied for a maximum of 4 weeks at a time. Cutivate 0.05% Cream 10 gm is not to be applied for longer than 4 weeks without the approval of a dermatologist.

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