Latest Fluticasone/salmeterol Stories

2008-12-15 12:20:00

JEFFERSON, N.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Inhalers used for delivering albuterol, a fast-acting bronchial dilator, currently use propellants such as ozone-depleting CFC's, which are banned by the FDA beginning December 31st, 2009, or replacement HFA's.

2008-12-12 05:12:52

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel said the drugs Serevent and Foradil shouldn't be used for treating asthma. The panel said Serevent and Foradil are often prescribed inappropriately by doctors and used incorrectly by patients, The New York Times said Thursday.

2008-12-10 13:07:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the broader public discussion around asthma sparked by the FDA's examination of the commonly prescribed asthma drugs Advair, Symbicort, Serevent and Foradil, Dr. Philip Marcus, Chief, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, St.

2008-12-10 10:47:21

Recently, millions of asthma patients have begun taking long-acting drugs to allow them to breathe a bit more normally, which allow them to experience continual sleep in the evenings or workouts at the gym.

2008-10-31 12:00:32

GlaxoSmithKline has announced that data from a three-year study of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease found that the inhaled corticosteroid in Advair Diskus 250/50, fluticasone propionate, did not show an adverse effect on bone mineral density measured at the lumbar spine and total hip compared to salmeterol alone.

2008-10-23 03:00:40

SkyePharma Announces Successful Completion of FlutiformTM U.S. Clinical Trial Programme LONDON, UK, 23 October, 2008 - SkyePharma PLC (LSE: SKP) today announces that the final U.S.

2008-09-09 12:00:42

Sepracor, a research-based pharmaceutical company, has announced that Alvesco HFA inhalation aerosol metered-dose inhaler is now available by prescription in the US.

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