Aerobid


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AeroBid

 [ār´o-bid″]
trademark for preparations of flunisolide, an antiinflammatory agent administered by inhalation to treat asthma.

Aerobid

(âr′ō-bĭd′)
A trademark for the drug flunisolide in an inhaler form.
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Drug Dosage fluticasone (Flovent) 88-264 [mu]g/day beclomethasone (Beclovent, up to 504 [mu]g/day Vanceril) beclomethasone (Qvar) 80-160 [mu]g/day budesonide (Pulmicort) 200-400 [mu]g/day flunisolide (Aerobid) 500-1,000 [mu]g/day fluticasone and salmeterol (Advir) 100 [mu]g fluticasone b.i.d., 50 [mu]g salmeterol b.i.d.
Drug Dosage Cost/Day fluticasone 88-264 $1.64 (Flovent) [micro]g/day (176 [micro]g/day) (*) beclomethasone up to 504 Beclovent: $1.84; (Beclovent, [micro]g/day Vanceril: $1.76 Vanceril) (336 [micro]g/day) (*) beclomethasone 80-160 $1.04 (Qvar) [micro]g/day (160 [micro]g) (*) budesonide 200-400 $1.24 (Pulmicort) [micro]g/day (400 [micro]g) (*) flunisolide 500-1,000 $2.68 (Aerobid) [micro]g/day (1 mg) (*) fluticasone and 100 [micro]g $2.88 (**) salmeterol fluticasone (Advair) b.i.d., 50 [micro]g salmeterol b.i.d.
Flunisolide (AeroBid, Aerospan) is another topically active aerosol preparation, similar in potency to triamcinolone, and is said to have a longer duration of action.
In a 12-week study, twice-daily treatment with one of three doses of flunisolide-HFA was compared to twice-daily treatment with one of three doses of flunisolide-CFC (AeroBid) and to placebo in 661 mild or moderate asthma patients.
There are so few human data on the other inhaled corticosteroids--flunisolide (Aerobid), fluticasone (Flovent), and triamcinolone (Azmacort)--that the risk, if any during pregnancy cannot be evaluated.
Inhaled corticosteroids Beclomethasone (Vanceril, Beclovent) Flunisolide (AeroBid) Triamcinolone (Azmacort) Dexamethasone (Decadron Respihaler)
Flunisolide (Aerobid Inhaler System[R]) is a corticosteroid supplied as a CFC-propelled pMDI.
The corticosteroids fluticasone (Flovent), budesonide (Pulmicort Turbuhaler), beclomethasone (Beclovent, Vanceril), triamcinolone (Azmacort), and flunisolide (Aerobid) have the greatest ability of all the pediatric ashma drugs to reduce airway inflammation, Dr.