Cutivate® (Fluticasone propionate) - A - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter

 

Cutivate® (Fluticasone propionate)

 

 

  Content:

SIDE EFFECTS, SAFETY AND RISKS

 

 


  • Approx 270 million packs sold since 1990 in US
  • From 1992 ~ July ‘04, five (5) spontaneous reports of skin atrophy.
  • Cutivate cream 0.05% cream appears safe for the treatment of severe eczema for up to 4 weeks in children of 3 months and older.
  • [Friedlander SF et al JAAD 2002:46:387-93]

  • No skin atrophy showed after 8 weeks of use compared with placebo.
  • [Dykes PJ Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 1996;21:180-184]


Next:   Cost of Treatment