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fluticasone

noun flu·tic·a·sone \flü-ˈtik-ə-ˌsōn, -ˌzōn\

Medical Definition of fluticasone

  1. :  either of two synthetic corticosteroid drugs with anti-inflammatory properties: Trademarks for preparations containing fluticasone include Advair, Flonase, and Flovent. a or fluticasone propionate :  one C25H31F3O5S used as a nasal spray to treat allergic rhinitis, as an oral inhalant to treat and prevent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and topically as a cream or ointment to treat inflammation and itching—see advair, flonase, floventb or fluticasone furoate :  one C27H29F3O6S used as a nasal spray to treat allergic rhinitis and as an oral inhalant to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease




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