flunisolide

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flu·nis·o·lide

 (flo͞o-nĭs′ə-līd′)
n.
A corticosteroid, C24H31FO6, administered by inhalation to treat asthma and nasally to treat allergies.

[flu(oro)- + (pred)nisol(one) + -ide.]
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flunisolide

n flunisolida
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Meda Pharmaceuticals, the company's branded pharmaceutical division, offers leading branded prescription medications for allergy treatment--Dymista, Aerospan, Astepro and Astelin--as well as a number of high-quality, branded generic drugs.
21 October 2013 a[euro]" Swedish drugmaker Meda AB (STO:MEDAA) said on Monday it had completed its acquisition of US development company Acton Pharmaceuticals Inc along with its asthma inhaler Aerospan for some USD135m (EUR99m) on a cash and debt free basis.
Swedish drugmaker Meda AB (STO:MEDAA) said it had completed its acquisition of US development company Acton Pharmaceuticals Inc along with its asthma inhaler Aerospan for some USD135m (EUR99m) on a cash and debt free basis.
Speciality pharmaceutical company Meda AB (STO:MEDAA) announce today the completion of the acquisition of Acton Pharmaceuticals Inc and its proprietary product Aerospan.
Acton's first product, Aerospan, is an inhaled steroid for asthma licensed from Forest Laboratories Inc.
However, Forest Laboratories not long ago introduced Aerospan an HFA form of flunisolide.
Only a few inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) products have the requisite median particle diameter (less than 2 mcm) needed to reach the alveolar tissue in the distal tracheobronchial tree, including beclomethasone dipropionate HFA (QVAR), flunisolide HFA (Aerospan), and ciclesonide (Sepracor).
Only a few inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) products possess the requisite median particle diameter (less than 2 mcm) needed to reach alveolar tissue in the distal tracheobronchial tree, including beclomethasone dipropionate HFA (QVAR), flunisolide HFA (Aerospan), and ciclesonide (Sepracor).
The Food and Drug Administration approved Aerospan (flunisolide HFA, 80 mcg) inhalation aerosol for the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in adult and pediatric patients aged 6 years and older.
While last year's volatile technology market prompted an avalanche of dot-com failures, online exchanges continue to spring up in industries ranging from aerospace with its Aerospan to retail's WorldWide Retail Exchange.
SITA, a provider of integrated telecommunications and information solution to the air transport industry, has acquired the majority of AAR Corp's ownership position in Aerospan.com, an e-marketplace joint venture for the aviation industry.
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