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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
45 doctors shared insights

Cutivate (Overview)

Cutivate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
45 doctors shared insights

Cutivate (Overview)

Cutivate is a medium strength steroid which is a kind of topical steroid (skin-related medication).


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I've some mosquito bites on face for which my dermatologist prescribed me topical cutivate twice daily.Can i put my facial moisturizer other times when i'm not putting cutivate?

Yes: Absolutely. Just allow the medicated cream time to absorb (10minutes should be sufficient) before putting anything else on the area you are treating. In addition, use the Cutivate Cream very sparingly on the face, and for as short a time possible, as it can cause pigment changes in skin and the facial skin is delicate skin. ...Read more

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How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

A day or so: Topical steroids typically have an effect within a day or so depending upon the condition being treated and the severity. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more

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How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

Up to 75 bucks: As it is generic many of my patients pay a 5 dollar copay. Out of pocket i'm pretty sure the most you would pay is 75 dollars for a bottle that would last a month. ...Read more

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How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

Up to 75 bucks: As it is generic many of my patients pay a 5 dollar copay. Out of pocket i'm pretty sure the most you would pay is 75 dollars for a bottle that would last a month. ...Read more

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I have red patches on my face and they are not going i tried a lot of topical medications but they are not working such as cutivate what is the cure?

Rosacea: From your limited description you may be suffering from rosacea. I would recommend avoiding harsh medications and getting an evaluation from a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more