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Fluticasone (Oral Inhalation)



General

Pronunciation

(floo TIK a sone)

Brand Names: U.S.

  • ArmonAir RespiClick 113 [DSC]
  • ArmonAir RespiClick 232 [DSC]
  • ArmonAir RespiClick 55 [DSC]
  • Arnuity Ellipta
  • Flovent Diskus
  • Flovent HFA

Indications

Use: Labeled Indications

Asthma:

ArmonAir RespiClick and Arnuity Ellipta: Maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients ≥5 years (Arnuity Ellipta) or ≥12 years (ArmonAir RespiClick).

Flovent Diskus and Flovent HFA: Maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients ≥4 years.

Limitations of use: Not indicated for relief of acute bronchospasm.

Guideline recommendations: A low-dose inhaled corticosteroid (in addition to an as-needed short acting beta2-agonist) is the initial preferred long-term control medication for children, adolescents, and adult patients with persistent asthma who are candidates for treatment according to a step-wise treatment approach (GINA 2018; NAEPP 2007).

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