Ciclesonide Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

The initial dosage of inhaled ciclesonide is based on previous therapy as follows:

For patients currently on bronchodilator therapy alone, the recommended dosage is 80 mcg by metered dose inhaler for inhalation twice a day to a maximum of 160 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day.

Patients currently on inhaled corticosteroids should be started on 80 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day to a maximum of 320 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day.

Patients currently on oral corticosteroids should be started on 320 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day and these maximum doses should not be exceeded.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Asthma - Maintenance

12 years and older:
The initial dosage of inhaled ciclesonide is based on previous therapy as follows:
For patients currently on bronchodilator therapy alone, the recommended dosage is 80 mcg by metered dose inhaler for inhalation twice a day to a maximum of 160 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day.
Patients currently on inhaled corticosteroids should be started on 80 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day to a maximum of 320 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day.
Patients currently on oral corticosteroids should be started on 320 mcg by metered dose inhaler twice a day and these maximum doses should not be exceeded.

(Not Approved by FDA)
4 to 11 years: Limited data available; efficacy results variable: 40 to 160 mcg once daily; duration of therapy for efficacy clinical trials limited to 12 weeks; a safety trial in 661 children 5 to 8 years of age evaluated use for 1 year and 2 months follow-up, no untoward effects were noted.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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