Kutiveyt is a local synthetic glucocorticoid (hormone of the adrenal cortex) drug used mainly for the treatment of dermatoses.
Kutiveyt has a pronounced anti-inflammatory, decongestants, anti-allergic and antipruritic properties.
Kutiveyt active substance is fluticasone, which has the ability to suppress the increase in the number of mast cells which accumulate in the hearth of the inflammatory response, lymphocytes, eosinophils, neutrophils, macrophages, and inhibit the synthesis and release of inflammatory mediators.
Thus, as a result of reduced intensity Kutiveyt inflammation decreases hyperemia (increased blood supply vessels), itching, burning.
For external use the recommended doses Kutiveyt no significant effect on the central nervous, respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
Apply Kutiveyt guide recommends that you:
- contact dermatitis;
- seborrheic dermatitis;
- atopic dermatitis;
- lichen planus;
- neyrodermatozah, including the simple herpes;
- discoid lupus erythematosus;
- red prickly heat;
- insect bites.
Instructions for use Kutiveyta
The drug is available in the form of creams and ointments, the main difference between them is the amount of active ingredient: 1 g Kutiveyt ointment contains 50 micrograms of fluticasone, and 1 g of cream - 500 g.
The cream can be applied Kutiveyt adults, children and infants older than 3 months.
The drug should be 1-2 times a day, apply a thin layer to the affected area. In order to reduce the likelihood of relapse in atopic eczema cream Kutiveyt prescribed 2 times a week, using the drug 1 time a day at previously affected areas. Kutiveyt ointment is applied in the same way as the cream.
The maximum duration of use Kutiveyt cream and gel - 4 weeks if within 7 days of treatment with the clinical picture has not improved, it is necessary to make adjustments to the scheme of therapy.
According to the instructions, can cause Kutiveyt such adverse reactions as:
- Cushing's symptoms (loss of certain organs and systems, weight gain, decrease in the rate of growth, pigmentation, stretch marks, amenorrhea, muscle weakness, osteoporosis);
- flushing of the skin;
- hyperkeratosis, hot flashes, impaired pigmentation, excessive hair growth, atrophic striae;
- dermatitis, hives, itchy skin;
- secondary infections of the skin.
These side effects of the drug are rare and are usually preceded by the long-term use Kutiveyt. The risk of the emergence of signs of Cushing should include children applying occlusive dressing infants who may have the effect of bandage diapers, as well as others, a large number of long-term use of the drug in the vast areas of the skin.
Kutiveyt ointment and cream are not appointed in case of hypersensitivity to fluticasone, ordinary or pink acne, perianal and genital itching, perioral dermatitis, primary skin lesions of fungal, viral and bacterial etiology.
Children under 3 months of use of the drug is contraindicated. With careful use Kutiveyt manual recommends women bear children and breast-feeding.
If you do not keep too Kutiveyt in a warm place (30
C), it will be fit for use within two years from the date of production.