Prevention of bronchial asthma (not for acute attack) not well controlled by the bronchodilators
Adults:200mcg BD [in more severe cases; 600-800mcg/day in divided doses]. Children: 50-100mcg to QID or 100-200mcg BD.
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Its action involves inhibition of various process that are involved in the inflammation e.g. inhibition of secretion of growth factors, endothelial activating and other cytokines from lymphocytes, eosinophils, macrophages, fibroblasts, and mast cells. The net effect is to reduce the chronic inflammation in asthmatic airways
Active pulmonary TB; airways obstruction; times of stress; gradual withdrawal of systematic steroid therapy; respiratory infections; not to be withdrawn suddenly
Status asthmaticus; safety in pregnancy and lactation not yet fully established; acute asthma attack; untreated airways infections; recurrent nasal bleeding.
Throat candidiasis; hoarseness of the voice; throat irritation; paradoxical bronchospasm [discontinue]; adrenal suppression; cataract formation after prolonged use; cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions; cough and sneeze due to irritation; pulmonary infiltrates.