Pharmacologic characteristics and adrenal suppression with newer inhaled corticosteroids: A comparison of ciclesonide and fluticasone propionate.


BACKGROUND Inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) are the most potent anti-inflammatory choice for patients with asthma. Selecting the most appropriate ICS for a patient requires a thorough understanding of the pharmacologic properties of each drug. OBJECTIVE This review details the pharmacologic properties of ciclesonide (CIC) and fluticasone propionate (FP) and… (More)


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