Medicine : Zoflut (10gm)

Name:Zoflut (10gm)
Manufacturer:Cipla Ltd
Generic Use:Fluticasone
Composition:Fluticasone(0.005% W/w)
Substitutes:ultisone (10gm) , flutivate skin(20gm) , zoflut (10gm)

Generic ( Fluticasone )

Typical use Of Fluticasone :Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Mechanism of action of Fluticasone :Fluticasone Utilises A Fluorocarbothioate Ester Linkage At The C17 Position. It Has Potent Vasoconstrictive And Anti-inflammatory Activity, But Weak HPA Inhibitory Effect When Applied Topically.
Drug Interaction of Fluticasone : Ritonavir (Norvir), Atazanavir (Reyataz),clarithromycin (Biaxin), Indinavir (Crixivan), Itraconazole (Sporanox),ketoconazole, Nelfinavir (Viracept), And Telithromycin (Ketek) May Increase Levels Of Fluticasone In The Body By Reducing The Breakdown Of Fluticasone Byliver Enzymes. This May Increase Side Effects Of Fluticasone.
Side effects of Fluticasone :Glaucoma, Cataract, Growth Retardation, Adrenocortical Suppression, Decrease In Bone Mineral Density.


How Fluticasone will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Fluticasone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Fluticasone

No Studies Found