Latest research on Fluticasone

Fluticasone propionate, a medium-potency synthetic corticosteroid, is used topically to relieve inflammatory and pruritic symptoms of dermatoses and psoriasis, intranasally to manage symptoms of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, and orally for the treatment of asthma. Fluticasone proprionate is marketed under several different brand names such as Flonase®. Fluticasone propionate is also available as a combination product of azelastine hydrochloride and fluticasone propionate called Dymista™. Dymista™ is indicated in patients over 12 years old for symptomatic relief of seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Fluticasone and alcohol

Because Fluticasone propionate was dissolved in alcohol, resulting in 0.01% alcohol in the culture, 0.01% alcohol was added to control and Salmeterol xinafoate cultures. [source, 2009]
Patient details were as follows: Occupation: housewife; Ethnicity: Japanese; Weight: 46.9 Kg; Height: 152.5 cm; Medical history: 1 year history of asthma, otherwise unremarkable; Family history: unremarkable; Patient habits and medications: non-smoker, no alcohol consumption, current medications of Fluticasone propionate/salmeterol xinafoate inhalation, tulobuterol adhesion patch. [source, 2009]