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Alvesco

ciclesonide
Ciclesonide is a corticosteroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Ciclesonide is used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children who are at least 12 years. Ciclesonide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
ciclesonide
DRUG TYPE
inhaled corticosteroids
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Frequently Asked Questions

Ciclesonide inhalation will not work fast enough to treat an asthma attack. Use only a fast acting inhalation medicine for an asthma attack. Tell your doctor if it seems like your asthma medications don't work as well.

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