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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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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 and 2004 respectively, Serevent and Flovent HFA are commonly used, making it likely that many COPD patients may already benefit from the protective effect seen in the study.
Inhaled corticosteroids--such as Flovent and Pulmicort respules--are the first-line therapy for children with mild, chronic asthma symptoms.
A new dose counter is available on two formulations of fluticasone propionate: Flovent HFA 44-mcg inhalation aerosol and Flovent Diskus 50-mcg inhalation powder.
A few days later, the Stones got a nebulizer to use at home and started their son on an inhalable form of Flovent, a steroid, to ease his breathing.
AeroBid Prescription (flunisolide), Azmacort (triamcinolone), Flovent (fluticasone propionate), Pulmicort Turbohaler or Respules, (budesonide), Qvar (beclomethasone) Vanceril, Vanceril DS (beclomethasone), Asthmanex (mometasone) Oral corticosteroids.
The patient was started on Serevent (GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC), Flovent (GlaxoSmithKline), and Proventil (Schering, Kenilworth, NJ) inhalers and returned to work with the recommendation that he use a surgical mask while at work.
Investigators found that asthma patients learned proper use of the Pulmicort Turbuhaler more easily than the Flovent, Vanceril, and Aerobid pMDI devices.
New, non-steroidal drugs, like R41 1 from Roche, target the inflammatory process underlying asthma and have proven effective in animals; in pre-clinical studies, R411 appeared much more effective than either Flovent or Singular.
The losses on the market wiped out a strong performance from drugs group GlaxoSmithKline after receiving the approval for key drugs Flovent and Advair.
This drug combines flovent and servent and seems to work better than either one individually; it's an exciting new combination.
The research involved analyzing more than 250 lab configurations using FLOVENT computational fluid dynamics software from Flomerics Ltd.
Meanwhile, ArmonAir RespiClick is an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) containing the same active ingredient as Flovent.