Latest Fluticasone/salmeterol Stories

2009-08-24 15:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is advising that two lots of Advair Diskus(R) (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) medication were stolen on August 2 from the company's distribution facility near Richmond, Virginia.

2009-06-23 07:00:00

Emerging Combination Products from GlaxoSmithKline/Theravance, Boehringer Ingelheim and Novartis Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that a 28 percent increase in the diagnosed prevalent population will drive growth in the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) drug market in the United...

2009-06-01 07:00:00

Most Influential COPD Brand Messages Are Those That Highlight Maintenance of Daily Activities, Ease of Breathing and Reduction of Symptoms Decision Resources Introduces New Brand Perception Series WALTHAM, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed pulmonologists and patients view Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva as the best and second-best chronic...

2009-02-10 09:01:27

Newly published research out of Wake Forest University School of Medicine finds that a popular class of anti-inflammatory inhalers significantly increases the risk of pneumonia in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

2008-12-22 12:15:00

JEFFERSON, N.C., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Safety has developed a proprietary platform that delivers nicotine and a number of other drugs including albuterol and the components of Advair(TM), fluticasone propionate and salmeterol xinofoate, in air timed to the user's inhalation.

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.

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