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fluticasone

 [floo-tik´ah-sōn″]
a steroid antiinflammatory agent, used as the propionate salt topically in treatment of itching or inflammation, intranasally for allergic rhinitis and other inflammatory nasal conditions, and nasal polyps, and by inhalation in treatment of asthma.

fluticasone

/flu·tic·a·sone/ (floo-tik´ah-sōn″) a synthetic corticosteroid used as the propionate salt to treat inflammation in certain dermatoses, allergic rhinitis and other inflammatory nasal conditions, nasal polyps, and asthma.

fluticasone

[floo͡tik′äsōn′]
a steroid antiinflammatory agent, used topically as the propionate salt in treatment of itching or inflammation, intranasally in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and other inflammatory nasal conditions and of nasal polyps, and by inhalation in treatment of asthma.

fluticasone

A CORTICOSTEROID drug used as an inhalant to treat ASTHMA and hay fever. Extensive studies have shown that fluticasone is safe and effective and, in the recommended dosage, does not affect growth in childhood. Brand names are Flixonase (nasal spray), Flixotide (inhaler) and, for external use only, Cutivate. With SALMETEROL it is marketed as Seretide.
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A new national press and poster campaign for allergy reliever Flixonase features three new creatives--Dog, Grass and Flower.
GlaxoSmithKline is continuing the push behind its hayfever and allergy portfolio with a national press and poster campaign for Flixonase Allergy Nasal Spray.
Annual UK sales of Flixonase are approximately $30 million.
Products like Flixonase or Nasacort need only be used once a day and a 60-dose spray ia available from Boots (or see your GP).
Hey big spender COLD AND COUGH REMEDIES TOP 10 BRANDS ADVERTISED K [pounds sterling] Aug '02-Jul '03 Total Press Radio Outdoor Total 17,624 1,607 353 651 Beechams All in One 2,491 0 0 0 Benylin cough remedy 2,417 18 0 0 Sudafed 2,296 281 0 0 Lemsip Max Strength Sinus 1,851 0 0 0 Lemsip Max Strength Direct 1,694 0 0 301 Flixonase Hayfever treatment 1,561 268 0 285 Vicks Vaporub 1,346 1,040 22 0 Night Nurse Cold Remedy 1,340 0 245 65 Vicks Sinex spray 1,332 0 86 0 Lanes Olbas range 1,296 0 0 0 Aug '02-Jul '03 TV Total 15,016 Beechams All in One 2,491 Benylin cough remedy 2,399 Sudafed 2,015 Lemsip Max Strength Sinus 1,851 Lemsip Max Strength Direct 1,694 Flixonase Hayfever treatment 992 Vicks Vaporub 0.
The production plant area will manufacture fluticasone propionate, the active ingredient in Glaxo Wellcome's Flixonase anti-rhinitis nasal spray and Flixotide inhaled steroid for asthma treatment.
For grocers with pharmacies, the release of two new nasal sprays from prescription to over the counter sale, including Flixonase, the number one prescription brand allergy nasal spray by value, will also present an opportunity for sales growth.
It also plans to have Beconase Hayfever Relief for Adults Nasal Spray, the new boy on the general sale (GSL) block, in 530 stores, and Flixonase Allergy Nasal Spray, the new pharmacy-only player, in 194 pharmacies from the beginning of May The timing coincides with the 4.
Tackle things by drinking lots of fluid, which thins mucus, and if you're really suffering see your GP for an anti-inflammatory nasal spray such as Flixonase.