fluticasone propionate

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flu·tic·a·sone propionate

 (flo͞o-tĭk′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
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 product, rolling out nationally this month, had been available by prescription as Veramyst.
TABLE 1 Intranasal corticosteroids Aqueous Nonaqueous Beclomethasone (Beconase AQ, Beclomethasone Vancenase AQ) (QNASL Nasal Aerosol) Budesonide (Rhinocort Aqua) Ciclesonide (Zetonna Nasal Aerosol) Ciclesonide (Omnaris) Flunisolide (Nasalide, Nasarel) Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst) Fluticasone propionate (Flonase) Mometasone (Nasonex) Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) Fluticasone propionate/azelastine (a) (Dymista) (a) Combination corticosteroid and antihistamine.
For example, the patient information for glucocorticoid nasal spray, for example, fluticasone furoate (Veramyst), warns about possible ocular side effects including glaucoma, cataracts, and increased intraocular pressure.
* For once-a-day treatment, consider Veramyst Nast spray; to save money, consider Zyrtec-D instead of prescription medications.
For the treatment of allergic rhinitis, nasal corticosteroids that act locally are desirable They include Flonase, Veramyst, Nasonex, Nasacort, and Rhinocort.
A newer intranasal corticosteroid has been recently introduced, Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst) is thought to have more affinity for the corticosteroid receptor.
Veramyst Nasal Spray (fluticasone furoate, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.)
Elsewhere, GlaxoSmithKline PLC was cleared to sell its Veramyst Nasal Spray to treat seasonal and year-round allergy symptoms in adults and children 2-years-old and older.