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Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray


Overview

Introduction

Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray is a combination medicine used in the treatment of allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, watery eyes and congestion or stuffiness.

Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray should be used as you have been advised by your doctor. Do not use it more often or for longer than recommended. Normally you should blow your nose gently before using it, keep one nostril closed while applying the medicine into the other and then sniff hard to make sure it reaches deep into the nose. Then repeat for the other nostril. It provides relief very quickly and can last for several hours. If you use this medicine too often or for too long, it may worsen your symptoms rather than improve them.

The most common side effects are taste change, nosebleeds, and headaches. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Never support self-medication or recommend your medicine to another person. It is beneficial to have plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from liver or kidney disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray

Side effects of Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray

Common
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds

How to use Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.

How Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray works

Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray is a combination of two medicines: Fluticasone Propionate and Azelastine, which relieves sneezing and runny nose caused due to allergies (allergic rhinitis). Fluticasone Propionate is a steroid which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) and irritation in the nose. Azelastine is an antiallergic which relieves allergy symptoms like runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray helps relieve sneezing and runny nose due to allergies.
  • It does not expose your entire body to the medicine and hence gives you minimal side effects.
  • It's most effective to start using it a few days before an expected contact with the allergen.
  • Inform your doctor if you have an infection,injury or ulceration in the inside of the nose as Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray can increase the risk of nose bleed and ulceration.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Biofluti-AZ Nasal Spray. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
  • Any remaining medicine should be discarded six months after it is first opened.

Patient Concerns

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I have watery nose and sneezing, appears to be due to allergy.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It is mostly allergic rhinitis. You have to take long term antihistamine and flutiflo nasal spray
Nasal allergy Dr. Adv nasal surgery
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
What are your problems Sneezing or nose block
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Biofluti-AZ?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Biofluti-AZ cause sleepiness?

Yes, Biofluti-AZ can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. How to use Biofluti-AZ?

Before using Biofluti-AZ, make sure you clean your nose by blowing it gently. Shake the bottle and spray the medicine into your nose. You should keep your head down while using Biofluti-AZ.
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References
  1. UKmedicine Information. Azelastine/Fluticasone Nasal Spray. 2013. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Azelastine hydrochloride + Fluticasone propionate. Somerset, New Jersey: Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2012 [revised 2015]. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluticasone Propionate + Azelastine. Mylan Specialty LP; 2017. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Biozenesis Healthcare, Portion no. 1, B-33, Kh. No. 576, Rajdhani Park, Nangloi, Delhi – 110041
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