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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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Investigators calculated the relative risk of treatment failure as 60% higher than with fluticasone alone or fluticasone/salmeterol.
sponsored study received open-label inhaled fluticasone propionate/sal-meterol 100 / 50 mcg b.
OptiNose has now successfully moved two product candidates - sumatriptan for acute migraine and fluticasone for nasal polyps - into late stage clinical development, demonstrating our expertise in both liquid and powder nasal delivery, and our commitment to developing improved alternatives to existing nasal sprays, tablets and injections," said Peter Miller, Chief Executive Officer of OptiNose.
Djupesland commented, "The results of this study provide preliminary evidence suggesting fluticasone coupled with OptiNose's technology is an effective and well-tolerated treatment for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
In this 6-week, double-blind, comparative study, 592 patients with moderate COPD were randomised to receive either a free combination of tiotropium 18micrograms once daily plus formoterol 12micrograms twice daily (n=297) or a free combination of salmeterol 50micrograms twice daily plus fluticasone propionate 500micrograms twice daily (n=295).
For the randomized, double-blind study, 34 adults swallowed either a placebo or aerosolized fluticasone twice a day for six weeks.
Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray (FLONASE(R)) will be the first product marketed under this arrangement
SALT LAKE CITY -- The combination of inhaled salmeterol and fluticasone propionate is the first-ever drug therapy shown to reduce mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to the results of the landmark Towards a Revolution in COPD Health (TORCH) study.
Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray (FLONASE([R])) Will Be the First Product Marketed under This Arrangement
Tenders are invited for Supply of Fluticasone Nasal Spray Containing 50 Mcg Per Dose In 100 Metered Dose Phial.
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May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that it has agreed to settle all Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to fluticasone lotion brought by Nycomed US Inc.