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Fluticasone propionate ointment (Cutivate Ointment®) is approved to treat several skin conditions that cause inflammation, such as eczema, allergic dermatitis, and seborrhea. The medication is approved only for adults; however, children can use it in an "off-label" fashion in certain cases.
When using fluticasone propionate ointment, it should be applied sparingly -- more is not better. In addition, do not apply a bandage or other dressing, as this increases the risk of potentially serious side effects.
(Click What Is Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Used For? to learn more about the conditions this drug can treat, how it works, off-label uses, and when it is prescribed for children.)
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