Alvesco is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2008 for maintenance treatment of asthma in people 12 years of age and older. In chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Alvesco helps prevent bronchospasms. Alvesco is not indicated for rescue usage during acute bronchospasms. Alvesco is also known by its drug name, Ciclesonide.
Alvesco is a glucocorticoid steroid, a drug that suppresses the immune system. Alvesco is believed to work by reducing inflammation in the lungs, lowering the risk of bronchospasm.
How do I take it?
Alvesco is inhaled orally twice a day. Alvesco should be taken at the same times each day, 12 ... read more