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What is fluticasone inhalation?

Fluticasone inhalation is used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It belongs to a class of medications known as corticosteroids. Corticosteroids are among the most common long-term asthma medications, and they work by reducing swelling in the passageways of the lungs that can interfere with breathing. Corticosteroids are naturally in the body, but for someone with asthma, more corticosteroid is needed. It is not used once an asthma attack has begun.

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