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  • n. A corticosteroid used in the treatment of various diseases.

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Examples

  • The new FDA restrictions apply to four drugs: salmeterol  (Serevent) and formoterol (Foradil), which contain only an LABA, and the combination medications, salmeterol/fluticasone (Advair) and formoterol/budesonide (Symbicort), which contain both a LABA and an inhaled corticosteroid.

    Asthma drug concerns prompt new safety restrictions

  • The new FDA restrictions apply to four drugs: salmeterol(Serevent) and formoterol (Foradil), which contain only an LABA, and the combination medications, salmeterol/fluticasone (Advair) and formoterol/budesonide (Symbicort), which contain both a LABA and an inhaled corticosteroid.

    Asthma drug concerns prompt new safety restrictions

  • The data provided by the company were inadequate to establish the appropriate dose of the two components of Symbicort, budesonide and formoterol, for patients aged between 6 and 11, the FDA's complete response letter said.

    FDA Seeks Symbicort Data

  • The FDA's complete response letter said data provided by the company was inadequate to establish the appropriate dose of the two components of Symbicort, budesonide and formoterol, for patients aged between six years old and 11 years old.

    FDA Seeks More Data on AstraZeneca's Symbicort

  • Orion is developing a budesonide-formoterol formulation that combines budesonide as an anti-inflammatory agent and formoterol as a long-acting bronchodilator.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • The last remaining hurdle for filing an NDA on budesonide MMX was a safety trial.

  • SNTS, you will recall that I believe that budesonide MMX has the potential to be a blockbuster for Santarus and is the most important product in its pipeline.

  • While past experience with budesonide in the somewhat related Chrohn's disease where budesonide is the active ingredient of Entocort was highly suggestive that there would be no issue with safety, one can never be sure until the data is in.

  • Santarus announced positive top-line safety data from its twelve month study of the 6 mg dose of budesonide.

  • Success in this study was the gating factor for filing an NDA on budesonide MMX.

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