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Table 3 Composition of hypotonic and isotonic formulations of ciclesonide.

From: Uptake and metabolism of ciclesonide and retention of desisobutyryl-ciclesonide for up to 24 hours in rabbit nasal mucosa

Composition, % weight Hypotonic Isotonic
Crystalline cellulose/Carmellose sodium 1.7 1.7
Ciclesonide 0.0714 0.0714
HPMC 0.1 0.1
Glucose 4.75 -
pH 4.53 4.54
Viscosity (mPa/s) 94 76
Osmolality (mOsm) 324 33
  1. HPMC = Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.