fluticasone propionate

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fluticasone propionate

(flo͞o-tĭk′ə-sōn′)
n.
A synthetic corticosteroid used as a topical anti-inflammatory and antipruritic, as a nasal spray in the treatment of rhinitis, and as an inhalant, in combination with salmeterol, in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

fluticasone propionate

Flovent®, Rotadisk® Allergy medicine An aqueous nasal spray indicated for treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis in children age 4 and older. See Asthma.

flu·tic·a·sone pro·pi·o·nate

(flū-tikă-sōn prōpē-ŏ-nāt)
Pharmaceutical corticosteroid treatment used to manage nasal symptoms of rhinitis.

fluticasone propionate (flŏŏtik´əsōn prō´pēənāt´),

n brand name: Cutivate (topical), Flonase (nasal spray);
drug class: synthetic corticosteroid, medium potency;
action: interacts with steroid cytoplasmic receptors to induce antiinflammatory effects; possesses antipruritic, antiinflammatory actions;
uses: topical for inflammation of corticosteroid-responsive skin disorders; spray for seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
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Two of 43 pediatric patients given Cutivate for 3-4 weeks had adrenal suppression, in a trial testing the drug in two age groups: 3 months to 2 years and 3-5 years.
If we can effectively demonstrate EpiCeram to have comparable efficacy to Cutivate, we believe this new treatment alternative will be well received by pediatricians and dermatologists.
The new CUTIVATE Lotion treats atopic dermatitis with an excellent safety profile that includes a low potential to suppress HPA-axis function, even when used under exaggerated conditions(1).
We are very excited to launch the new CUTIVATE Lotion and to provide dermatologists with a unique mid-potency lotion for their patients' needs," said Malcolm McCoy, vice president of sales and marketing at PharmaDerm.
If the rash remains after a few days of treatment with the cream, all patients may then apply Cutivate, a cream containing a synthetic steroid that also relieves the skin condition.
So the researchers will follow the volunteers for six years to see how many Elidel users start to wheeze compared with those treated only with Cutivate.
The addition of Aclovate, Cutivate, Temovate, Oxistat and Emgel will help us continue to deliver innovative specialty products to healthcare professionals and consumers.
In particular, we believe that Cutivate, a low-dose topical steroid, may have annual peak sales potential of $50 million.
Cutivate is the Only Topical Corticosteroid Approved for Treatment in Infants
Cutivate Cream is the first and only topical corticosteroid approved for use in infants three months of age and older.
The studies also investigated the efficacy of Cutivate in comparison to hydrocortisone cream, 1% and hydrocortisone butyrate cream, 0.
In one trial, after two weeks of acute therapy, 66 percent of patients in the Cutivate Cream group were considered successfully treated as compared with 38 percent in the hydrocortisone cream, 1% group.