fluticasone

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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

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.
Recent products heavily promoted , through the media include Flixotide, Lamisil, Viagra and Losec.
AA lot of patients are concerned about the effects of steroids used in preventer asthma inhalers - like Becotide, Pulmicort and Flixotide - but they are actually an extremely safe and effective way of controlling what can be a very serious disease.
Don-Duncan tested positive for the prohibited substance Flixotide following an incident in March when she took an inhaler from a friend as a joke and sprayed once into her mouth.
The two products are being developed as generic versions to GlaxoSmithKline's pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDI) Flixotide and Flovent, respectively.
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. But the BOA yesterday decided that although irresponsible, 'the offence was minor and not intended to enhance performance', and lifted the Olympic ban immediately.
The following drugs contain fluoride: Prozac, Rohypnol, Diflucan, Flixonase or Flixotide, Stelazine, Fluanxol or Depixol or Floxapen.
Respiratory products were the high point, with sales growing 11 per cent to almost pounds 2.5 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.