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Description of the medicine: Ingacort

INGACORT (Ingacort).

6α-Fluoro-16α-hydroxyprednisolone-16,17-acetonide-21-acetate.

Synonyms: Flunisolide, Flunisolide, Fluxolonate.

Fluorine-containing glucocorticosteroid preparation for local (inhalation) therapy of bronchial asthma, as well as allergic rhinitis.

After inhalation (1 mg), bioavailability is 40% (undergoes biotransformation in the lungs), T Ѕ - 1.8 hours.

Adults and children from 6 to 14 years of age are prescribed 2 inhalations (0.5 mg) 2 times a day (morning and evening).

The maximum daily dose for adults should not exceed 8 inhalations (2 mg).

Improvement of lung function is usually observed 1-4 weeks after the start of treatment (the most complete effect is achieved after 4-6 weeks).

Possible side effects (oropharyngeal candidiasis, dysphonia, cough) occur less frequently than with beclomethasone.

Contraindications: infections of the oral cavity and bronchi, active tuberculosis, pregnancy and lactation.

Release form: the dosed aerosol in cans of 6 ml (0.25 mg / dose; 120 doses).