Hand eczema is treated with emollients, topical and systemic steroids, as well as, protection of skin.3,4,7 A single drug like mometasone
for a long-term has shown promise.4 Eczema has also been responsive to treatment with topical calcineurin inhibitors.4 Other treatment options include short course of systemic steroids, phototherapy, retinoids, ciclosporine and other immunosuppressive agents.4,7
The combination, known as GSP301, is a fixed-dose nasal spray containing olopatadine, a Food and Drug Adminstration-approved antihistamine, and mometasone
, an FDA-approved corticosteroid.
furoate is a potent corticosteroid, and formoterol fumarate is a long-acting [beta.sub.2]-adrenergic agonist.
The use of their doctor recommended mometasone
furoate or Elica, a topical steroid from Bayer Philippines, has had both mom and child claiming they saw results within 24 hours.
The participating children used beclomethasone, budesonide, ciclesonide, flunisolide, fluticasone, or mometasone
, delivered by any type of inhalation device, and were followed for 3 months to 6 years.
Exclusion criteria included the use of intranasal or systemic steroids within the last 1 year, use of any intranasal medication within the previous 2 weeks of entering the study, acute URTI within 2 weeks of entering the study, history of epistaxis, immunodeficiency disorders, or hypersensitivity to the mometasone
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Intersect ENT's Premarket Approval (PMA) application for its Propel[TM] mometasone
furoate implant, which offers localized, controlled drug delivery for patients with chronic sinusitis.
Dulera is a combination of mometasone
The fixed-dose combination of mometasone
furoate and formoterol fumarate was developed by Schering-Plough and inherited by Merck when it acquired its smaller rival last year.
Schering-Plough will assume exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize a fixed-dose combination of its inhaled corticosteroid Asmanex (mometasone
furoate inhalation powder), and Novartis' long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist, Foradil (formoterol fumarate).
The changes will result in ScheringPlough assuming exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize a fixed-dose combination of its inhaled corticosteroid ASMANEX (mometasone
furoate inhalation powder), and Novartis' long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist, FORADIL (formoterol fumarate).
advertising campaigns for etanercept (Enbrel) and mometasone
(Nasonex)--to which English-speaking Canadians were exposed through broadcast, print, and online media-did not cause a statistically significant change in prescribing patterns in English-speaking areas, when compared with French-speaking areas of Canada, where exposure was limited (BMJ 2008;337:al055 [doi:10.1136/bmj.al055]).