Table 1—

Conversion of inhaled corticosteroid dose to beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) equivalent dose#

DrugDose
Fluticasone propionate1 puff (50 µg·puff−1)
Triamcinolone acetonide2 puffs (100 µg·puff−1)
Budesonide Turbuhaler0.25 puffs (200 µg·puff−1)
Budesonide Turbuhaler0.5 puffs (100 µg·puff−1)
Budesonide MDI1 puff (100 µg·puff−1)
Flunisolide1 puff (250 µg·puff−1)
  • MDI: metered dose inhaler

  • #: comparable to l puff BDP (100 µg·puff−1=valve dose)