fluticasone propionate

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flu·tic·a·sone propionate

 (flo͞o-tĭk′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A synthetic corticosteroid, C25H31F3O5S, used as a topical anti-inflammatory and antipruritic, as a nasal spray in the treatment of rhinitis, and as an inhalant, in combination with salmeterol, in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

[flu(oro)- + tic- (probably shortening and rearrangement of carbothioate, one of its constituents) + (meth)asone (as in dexamethasone).]
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The two mainstays of asthma treatment are the 'reliever' inhalers, such as ventolin, and the 'preventer' inhalers such as flixotide.
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Both products are being developed as generic versions to GlaxoSmithKline's pressurised metered dose inhalers, Flixotide and Flovent, respectively.
There was a huge demand for Ventolin and inhalers like Seretide and Flixotide in the later part of February and until early March as a result of an unfavourable weather which increased the chances of asthma attacks," he said.
Because of the potential side effects of the steroids, I have obtained an Aerokat and have a Ventolin inhaler and a Flixotide inhaler.
Asthma sufferer Emma, six, of Strathaven, Lanarkshire, collapsed after taking up to five times the recommended dose of Flixotide - a commonly used inhaler.
Emma, from Strathaven, Lanarkshire, was given the Flixotide inhaler by her GP from the age of 18 months, although it was only recommended for children over four.
Recent products heavily promoted , through the media include Flixotide, Lamisil, Viagra and Losec.
GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand uses email as an integral part of its support programme for patients taking medicines such as the smoking cessation medicine Zyban, and asthma medication Flixotide.
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.