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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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* RESULTS Using intention-to-treat analysis, a higher proportion of patients in the fluticasone group achieved clinical success (93.5% vs 73.9%; P = .009; number needed to treat [NNT] = 6).
Fluticasone (100 meg and 200 meg) is approved for treating asthma.
"The company's motivation for Veramyst is probably the fact the fluticasone went off patent, and a generic substitute for Flonase became available.
While none of the four patients with GERD who took fluticasone demonstrated resolution of esophageal eosinophilia, all four GERD patients on esomeprazole saw their esophageal eosinophilia resolve.
In the TORCH study, the rate of pneumonia was 20% among those on Advair and 19% among those on fluticasone, compared with 12% of patients on placebo and 13% of those on salmeterol.
Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, fluticasone furoate nasal spray (FFNS) is currently under Food and Drug Administration review.
Patients then received either placebo or 500 [micro]g fluticasone using a metered dose inhaler with a spacer twice daily.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the partnership's once-daily, single inhaler triple therapy fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) under the brand name Trelegy Ellipta.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 19, 2017-European Medicines Agency adopts GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva's positive opinion for fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol
ORLANDO - Daily oral treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly improved the ability of fluticasone nasal spray to relieve the total, daytime symptoms of seasonal rhinitis in a pilot, placebo-controlled study of 35 patients.
SALT LAKE CITY -- The combination of inhaled salmeterol and fluticasone propionate is the first-ever drug therapy that has been 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/salmeterol inhalation aerosol, GlaxoSmithKline) The Food and Drug Administration approved Advair HFA Inhalation Aerosol (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol) for long-term maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years and older.