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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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The Aerokat inhaler provides a breathable form of steroid, in this case Flixotide, reducing the swelling and irritation to the walls of the small air passage in the cat's lungs when inhaled.
Flixotide and Flovent reportedly contain the active ingredient fluticasone propionate, a potent inhaled corticosteroid, and are indicated for the treatment of asthma.
Large doses of fluticasone, known as Flixotide or Seretide, had caused Emma's adrenal glands to malfunction, leading to a fatal drop in blood sugar and blood pressure.
The newer forms, such as Flixotide, are thought to have virtually no effect on the body, except the lungs, in the right dose.
Don-Duncan was banned after testing positive for the prohibited substance Flixotide.
The following drugs contain fluoride: Prozac, Rohypnol, Diflucan, Flixonase or Flixotide, Stelazine, Fluanxol or Depixol or Floxapen.
5 billion, buoyed by asthma product Flixotide, now Glaxo's best-selling product with sales of over $1 billion, up 33 per cent.
MY GP has started treating my asthma with a new type of inhaler called Flixotide.
Six months later, she was put on a new drug, Flixotide, also called fluticasone.
She inhales the steroid preparation Flixotide morning and night, Ventolin to widen the airways during acute attacks and a Singulair tablet once a day to dampen down the inflammatory response in her lungs.
I have a Ventolin inhaler which I use with a spacer, and a Flixotide inhaler.