"The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has approved mepolizumab (Nucala, GlaxoSmithKline) as an add-on treatment for severe refractory eosinophilic asthma in adults in the 31 European countries covered by the EMA, according to a company state"...
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 18 mg of flunisolide was administered via the CFC formulation over a three-hour period (nine times the maximum labeled daily dose) in 94 patients with acute asthma, and no clinically deleterious effects were observed.
AEROSPAN Inhalation Aerosol is contraindicated in the following conditions:
Primary treatment of status asthmaticus or other acute episodes of asthma where intensive measures are required.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/11/2013
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