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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Perrigo Company, a provider of quality, affordable healthcare products, has received final FDA approval for an abbreviated new drug application for a generic equivalent to cutivate lotion, 0.
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.
05% is the generic equivalent to Cutivate Lotion, 0.
Cutivate lotion had annual US sales of about USD48m (EUR32.
Over a four-week period, half of the subjects will receive treatment with EpiCeram, with the other half to receive treatment with Cutivate.
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 five brands are: Aclovate, Cutivate, Emgel, Oxistat and Temovate and have sales of around $35 million.
Both are AB-rated to Cutivate, another GSK product, and are available in tubes.
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.
But three other drugs, Flosnase, Cutivate (fluticasone propionate) and Flovent, would lose 20 months of patent protection should the latest patent office ruling stand.
Aclovate is also available in 15-gram and 45-gram tubes of cream and ointment, and Cutivate cream and ointment comes in 15- and 30-gram tubes.