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fluticasone

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

medical Definition of fluticasone

:either of two synthetic corticosteroid drugs with anti-inflammatory properties:
Note: 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, flovent
b 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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