Tag: "fluticasone" at medical news
Asthma drug fluticasone works as well as other drugs at half the dose
...dies concludes. At the smaller dose, the new drug fluticasone
was just as effective as beclomethasone and budeso...severe asthma attacks. "A clear recommendation for fluticasone
over the older agents cannot be made on the basis of every outcome from this review, but in the most...
Dual therapy works best for controlling asthma
...sonide), GlaxoSmithKline (producer of the steroids fluticasone
and beclomethasone and salmeterol), and Novartis (producer of formoterol)....
ICS most effective for persistent asthma in children
...moderate persistent asthma. Researchers found both fluticasone
and montelukast led to significant improvements in... least one more ACD per week during treatment with fluticasone
than during treatment with montelukast (12.2 %)....
Combined treatment cuts inflammatory cells in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
...f two existing clinical treatments, salmeterol and fluticasone
propionate, can significantly reduce inflammatory cells in the airways of current and former smokers being treated for moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These findings appear in the first issue for April 2006 of the Ame...
Drug combo improves survival in patients with COPD
... used in combination, inhaled salmeterol (SAL) and fluticasone
propionate (FP) reduced the risk of dying by up to...COPD. "The combination therapy of salmeterol and fluticasone
is the first intervention since oxygen therapy or smoking cessation to show improved survival in pat...
Asthma study shows patients have more options to control disease
... whose asthma was treated with twice-daily inhaled fluticasone
propionate (Flovent Discus), a commonly prescribed...ook alternative therapies: either a combination of fluticasone
propionate and salmeterol in a single inhaler (Advair Discus) once daily or the oral medication mont...
Drug treatment slows decline in lung function in COPD patients, TORCH study finds
...almeterol (Serevent) or the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone
propionate (Flovent) alone also had less of a decl...study compared salmeterol at a dose of 50 mcg plus fluticasone
propionate at a dose of 500 mcg twice daily combined in a single inhaler, with placebo, salmeterol a...