Notice: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Fluticasone propionate

August 26, 2016
Our file number: 16-109530-552

The purpose of this Notice of Amendment is to notify that Health Canada will revise the listing for Adrenocortical hormones on the Prescription Drug List (PDL) to exempt certain uses of Fluticasone propionate. Health Canada has conducted a scientific review of Fluticasone propionate against the set of established and publicly available criteria outlined in section C.01.040.3 of the Food and Drug Regulations. The listing now reads:

Drugs containing any of the following:
Adrenocortical hormones or their salts or derivatives
Including (but not limited to):
Betamethasone valerate, betamethasone sodium, betamethasone phosphate, betamethasone dipropionate, budesonide, ciclesonide, clobetasone, cortisone, dexamethasone sodium, dexamethasone phosphate, dexamethasone acetate, difluprednate, fludrocortisone acetate, flunisolide, fluticasone propionate, fluticasone furoate, hydrocortisone acetate, hydrocortisone aceponate, hydrocortisone sodium, methylprednisolone acetate, methylprednisolone, methylprednisolone succinate, methylprednisolone sodium, mometasone furoate, prednisolone acetate, prednisolone sodium, prednisolone phosphate, prednisone, triamcinolone acetonide, triamcinolone hexacetonide
Qualifier:
Fluticasone propionate for the treatment of allergic rhinitis in a nasal spray that delivers 50 microgram/spray for those 18 years of age and older
Effective Date:
Date of this Notice

Consultation summary

Should you have any questions on this update to the Prescription Drug List, please contact:

Prescription Drug Status Committee
Health Canada
Holland Cross, Tower B, 2nd Floor
1600 Scott Street
Address Locator 3102C3
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9

Email: drug_prescription_status-statut_d'ordonnance_des_drogues@hc-sc.gc.ca
Telephone: 613-957-1058
Fax: 613-941-1812

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