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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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Use of fluticasone proprionate did increase the risk of pneumonia.
In the data presented by Pulmatrix at ISAM, two mouse models of allergic asthma, the ovalbumin (OVA) model and house dust mite (HDM) model, were used to show the utility of Pulmatrix's iSPERSE platform using a well-described inhaled combination, a long acting bronchodilator, salmeterol xinafoate (SX), and a corticosteroid, fluticasone proprionate (FP).
Additional safety and efficacy of Flovent HFA for children four to 11 is supported by clinical studies in patients 12 years of age and older, pharmacokinetic studies in patients four to 11 years of age, and the established efficacy of fluticasone proprionate in other formulations for patients four to 11 years of age.
The increase was due to new product launches in recent quarters including Ciclopirox topical solution, Fluticasone proprionate nasal spray, Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Homatropine Methylbromide syrup, Ofloxacin otic solution, and Calcipotriene solution.