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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 present study demonstrated that Accuhaler with combination drugs of fluticasone and salmeterol is significantly effective in improving asthma symptomatology and pulmonary function test results.
Furthermore, there was no evidence that the combination of fluticasone and vilanterol at either dose was more effective than the ICS alone on forced expiratory volume in 1 second or asthma exacerbations.
Inhalational corticosteroid (ICS) fluticasone in medium dose and combination of low dose fluticasone with montelukast are equally effective in reducing asthma symptoms, improving lung functions and quality of life (QOL).
With the exception of case 1 these children were on moderate doses of budesonide only and in case 3 initially a low dose of fluticasone (50 [micro]g/d).
During a median of 40 weeks of follow-up, children who received fluticasone had lower symptom scores and required fewer rescues with systemic corticosteroids.
Patients had a 21-day placebo run-in before randomization to receive twice daily 88 [micro]g of fluticasone (55 patients), 440 [micro]g of fluticasone (51 patients), or placebo (54 patients).
This study compared 2 asthma controllers, inhaled fluticasone and oral montelukast, with respect to clinical efficacy, patient preference, asthma-specific quality of life, and safety.
Patients were randomized to once-daily indacaterol (a long-acting beta-agonist [LABA] bronchodilator) and glycopyrronium (a long-acting muscarinic antagonist [LAMA] bronchodilator), or to twice-daily salmeterol, also a LABA bronchodilator, and the inhaled glucocorticoid fluticasone.
MUMBAI, India -- Wockhardt has received final approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market fluticasone 50 mcg nasal spray, used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
achieved positive results from three Phase IIb studies assessing efficacy and safety of GSK's inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) fluticasone furoate (FF or GW685698) across eight doses in more than 1,800 patients with mild, moderate and severe asthma.
This physiologic skin barrier repair cream proved itself the equal of fluticasone proprionate cream (Cutivate) in a 113-patient multicenter randomized head-to-head comparison, Dr.
Fluticasone lotion is applied once-daily, which enhances compliance and promotes greater efficacy, which makes for happy parents, he continued.