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Avamys (fluticason furoat)


Fluticasone has been on the market for many years as fluticasone-propionate. A new derivate of fluticasone, fluticasone-furoate, is marketed as Avamys.


There hasn’t been made any comparative studies between fluticason-furoate nasal spray and other nasal corticosteroids.


Fluticasone-furoate has in a study of children and adults shown improved symptoms in allergic rhinitis and life quality to higher extent than placebo. The incipient effect started 8 hours after administration.


Fluticasone-furoate induce side effects at placebo level except epitaxis, that can be found in approximately 20 % of the treated against 8 % in the placebo group.


Fluticasone-furoate is approximately at the same price level as other nasal corticosteroids.


Fluticasone-furoate was marketed the 24th of March 2008.

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