Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray

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Medicine Overview of Flomist AZ Nasal Spray

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Uses of Flomist AZ Nasal Spray

Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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Side effects of Flomist AZ Nasal Spray

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Flomist 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 Flomist AZ Nasal Spray works

Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..

In Depth Information on Flomist AZ Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Flomist AZ Nasal Spray

  • Do not use the medicine (inhaler or spray): If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Inform your doctor before using the medicine if you have tuberculosis, other chest or lung infection, breathing problem, cold, liver disease or thin or brittle bones.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation to treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
  • Do not use fluticasone inhalation of you are allergic to milk proteins.
  • Do not use the fluticasone cream on areas where you have itchiness, redness, rashes, infection or acne on the skin.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Flomist
AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

A careful monitoring by the doctor is advised in these patients.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flomist AZ 50mcg Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions for Fluticasone

Flomist az is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Q. Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
No. Flomist az is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Flomist az is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Q. Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
Q. What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergies and infections. It is not used for common cold
Yes. Flomist az may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Flomist az may cause weight gain since it is a steroid drug. It may cause drowsiness or wakefulness. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
No. Flomist az is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Flomist az nasal spray/inhaler is nose bleeding. If your bleeding is more or does not stop, please consult your doctor
It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking Flomist az if you have high blood pressure.
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