Prophylactive treatment with flunisolide after polypectomy.

  title={Prophylactive treatment with flunisolide after polypectomy.},
  author={B. Drettner and A Ebbesen and Mats Nilsson},
  volume={20 3},
Twenty-two patients with nasal polyps completed a double-blind study with a new topical corticosteroid, flunisolide. Treatment during three months after operation gave, in comparison with placebo, a statistically significant effect on the symptom of stuffy nose, and on the sum of scores for stuffy nose, runny nose and sneezing. There was no significant effect on rhinomanometry. Side effects were negligible. Three patients in the placebo-group required a further operation within one year but… CONTINUE READING