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A corticosteroid, C24H31FO6, administered by inhalation to treat asthma and nasally to treat allergies.

[flu(oro)- + (pred)nisol(one) + -ide.]
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n flunisolida
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Corticosteroids (prednisone, Aerobid, Azmacort, Flovent, and Symbiocort) cannot help them.
This June, the agency's ban on Aerobid, an inhaler used for acute asthma, took effect.
Aerobid (flunisolide) will be removed from market June 30, 2011.
For example, with asthma, the primary treatment is an inhaled steroid such as flunisolide (Aerobid), but with COPD, the patient is usually placed on a bronchodilator, such as albuterol (Proventil), first.
The seven MDI drugs include: flunisolide (Forest's Aerobid), triamcinolone (Kos' Azmacort), metaproterenol (Boehringer Ingelheim's Alupent), pirbuterol (3M's Maxair), cromolyn (King's Intal), nedocromil (King's Tilade) and the combination of albuterol and ipratropium (Boehringer's Combivent).
AeroBid Prescription (flunisolide), Azmacort (triamcinolone), Flovent (fluticasone propionate), Pulmicort Turbohaler or Respules, (budesonide), Qvar (beclomethasone) Vanceril, Vanceril DS (beclomethasone), Asthmanex (mometasone) Oral corticosteroids.
Its important products are Celexa (depression), Aerobid (asthma), Lorcet (pain), Tiazac (hypertension), Monurol (urinary tract infection) and generic drugs using controlled-release technology.
Drug Dosage Cost/Day fluticasone 88-264 $1.64 (Flovent) [micro]/day (176 [micro]g/day) (*) beclomethasone up to 504 Beclovent: $1.84; (Beclovent, [micro]g/day Vanceril: $1.76 Vanceril) (336 [micro]g/day) (*) beclomethasone 80-160 $1.04 (Qvar) [micro]g/day (160 [micro]g) (*) budesonide 200-400 $1.24 (Pulmicort) [micro]g/day (400 [micro]g) (*) flunisolide 500-1,000 $2.68 (Aerobid) [micro]g/day (1 mg) (*) fluticasone and 100 pg $2.88 (**) salmeterol fluticasone (Advair) b.i.d., 50 [micro]g salmeterol b.i.d.