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Advair a.k.a. Fluticasone/salmeterol: The combination preparation fluticasone/salmeterol is a formulation containing fluticasone propionate and salmeterol xinafoate, used in the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under various trade names including Advair, Seretide, Viani, Adoair and Foxair. In India it is marketed by Intas under the trade name 'Quikhale SF'. Annual worldwide sales were approximately US$7 billion in 2009. Patent protection in the US expired in 2010, and European patent protection expired in 2013. However, the availability of a generic form of Advair in the United States may be significantly delayed because the Food and Drug Administration has not determined a standard for the bioequivalence of inhaled steroids in multi-dose inhalers or dry powder inhalers.

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Google previewMiracle Medicines (2007)

Seven Lifesaving Drugs and the People Who Created Them by Robert L. Shook

Advair is a maintenance medicine that helps prevent an asthmatic from encountering a crisis situation. The drug's objective is to eliminate or, at the very least, ...

Google previewThe Harvard Medical School Guide to Taking Control of Asthma (2003)

A Comprehensive Prevention and Treatment Plan for You and Your Family by Christopher H. Fanta, Lynda M. Cristiano, Kenan E. Haver

The medication Advair is a combination of the long-acting bronchodilator salmeterol (Serevent) and the inhaled steroid fluticasone (Flovent). Advair comes in three different strengths (reflecting three different concentrations of fluticasone in ...

Google previewLife and Breath (2004)

Preventing, Treating, and Reversing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Neil Schachter

Advair is an inhaled powder that combines a corticosteroid (Flovent) with a long- acting bronchodilator (Serevent). This type of combination therapy has proven very effective in reducing asthma symptoms and attacks and in improving patient ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (2010)

by Susanna Hornig Priest

Forbes magazine noted that the top-selling brand name drugs include Lipitor, a cholesterol pill from Pfizer; the asthma inhaler Advair (GlaxoSmithKline); the blood thinner Plavix (Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi-Aventis); Nexium, the ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

treatment Advair, the generic of which has been delayed for five years and counting due to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) lack of a set standard ...

Google previewChronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and Treatments [2 volumes] (2016)

by Jean Kaplan Teichroew

Advair and Flovent are two commonly used dry-powder inhalers used to prevent asthma or other ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman


Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

Advair Allegra Altace Amaryl Ambien Amoxil Anaprox Aricept Atacand Ativan Atrovent Augmentin AXid Azmacort Bactrim Bactroban Biaxin BuSpar Calan. Fluticasone/Salmeterol Fexofenadine Ramipril Glimepiride Zolpidem Amoxicillin ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine & Health (2006)

by J. P. Schadé

Advair A proprietary, prescription-only preparation of fluticasone/ salmeterol.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Health Services Research (2009)

Ed. by Ross M. Mullner by Ross M. Mullner

Fosamax, Valtrix, Advair, Lipitor, Plavix, and Crestor). In light of ...

Google previewA General Dictionary, Historical and Critical (1736)

In which a New and Accurate Translation of that of ... Mr. Bayle, with the Corrections and Observations Printed in the Late Edition at Paris, is Included and Interspersed with Several Thousand Lives Never Before Published. The Whole Containing the History of the Most Illustrious Persons of All Ages and Nations ... With Reflections on Such Passages of Mr. Bayle, as Seem to Favor Scepticism and the Manichee System by Pierre Bayle

du Tieri Etat, quine font Advair. Pagpoint de la Religion Romaine (“Admonition to the Com- 792“ moners ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopædic Dictionary (1896)

A Most Complete and Thoroughly Modern Dictionary of the English Language

enjoyed by a person or body of persons beyond the ordinary advair tages of other persons; the enjoyment of some geculiar right; ...

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