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Ciclesonide

 
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    Inhaler
    Ciclesonide
    Alvesco 
  • Mechanism of Action
  • An inhaled corticosteroid that suppresses the body’s normal inflammatory response through:
  • Reduced monocyte recruitment
  • Suppression of arachidonic acid metabolites - prostaglandin, leukotriene, platelet-activating factor
  • Reduced production of interleukins, TNF-α, GM-CSF

Clinical Use

  • Indications

  • Maintenance therapy for asthma
  • Adverse Effects
  • Headaches
  • Hoarseness
  • Cough
  • Oral candidiasis
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