What allergies does flonase treat
Before using Flonase Nasal Spray, tell your doctor if you own glaucoma or cataracts, liver disease, diabetes, herpes simplex virus of your eyes, tuberculosis or any other infection, sores or ulcers inside your nose, or if you own recently had injury of or surgery on your nose.
It may take up to several days of using Flonase nasal spray before your symptoms improve. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after a week of treatment.
Fluticasone can lower blood cells that assist your body fight infections.
Avoid being near people who are ill or own infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles.
These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using fluticasone.
Do not ister Flonase Nasal Spray to a kid younger than 4 years ancient without medical advice. Corticosteroid medication can affect growth in children.
Talk with your doctor if you ponder your kid is not growing at a normal rate while using this medicine.
Flonase dosing information
Usual Adult Dose for Rhinitis:
Flonase Nasal Spray: 1 or 2 sprays (50 mcg/spray) in each nostril once a day as needed. After 6 months of daily use enquire your doctor if you can hold using this medicine.
Usual Pediatric Dose for Rhinitis:
4 to 11 years: Flonase Nasal Spray: 1 spray (50 mcg/spray) in each nostril once a day.
Children should use for the shortest quantity of time necessary to achieve symptom relief.
Talk to your child’s doctor if your kid needs to use the spray for longer than two months a year.
How should I use Flonase Nasal Spray?
Use Flonase exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
Follow every directions on your prescription label and read every medication guides or instruction sheets.
Do not share this medicine with another person, even if they own the same symptoms you have.
Your dose will depend on the fluticasone brand or strength you use, and your dose may change once your symptoms improve. Follow every dosing instructions extremely carefully.
A kid using the nasal spray should be supervised by an adult.
Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Enquire your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.
Shake the nasal spray just before each use.
If you switched to fluticasone from another steroid medicine, you should not stop using it suddenly.
Follow your doctor’s instructions about tapering your dose.
It may take several days before your symptoms improve. Hold using the medication as directed and tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after a week of treatment.
Store Flonase in an upright position at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Throw the spray bottle away after you own used sprays, even if there is still medicine left in the bottle.
Flonase Nasal Spray
Generic Name:fluticasone nasal (floo TIK a sone)
Medically reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD Final updated on Apr 10,
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Flonase nasal spray if you are allergic to fluticasone.
Fluticasone can weaken your immune system, making it easier for you to get an infection or worsening an infection you already own or recently had.
Tell your doctor about any illness or infection you own had within the past several weeks.
To make certain Flonase is safe for you, tell your doctor if you own ever had:
injury of or surgery on your nose;
sores or ulcers inside your nose;
glaucoma or cataracts;
a feeble immune system; or
any type of infection (bacterial, fungal, viral, or parasitic).
If you use Flonase without a prescription and you own any medical conditions, enquire a doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is safe for you.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
What is Flonase?
Flonase is a nasal spray containing fluticasone propionate.
Fluticasone propionate is a corticosteroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Flonase Nasal Spray is used to treat nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes caused by seasonal or year-round allergies.
Flonase is for use in adults and children who are at least 4 years ancient and is available without a prescription.