Fluticosone Nasal Spray

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Medicine Overview of Fluticosone Nasal Spray

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Uses of Fluticosone Nasal Spray

Fluticosone 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 Fluticosone 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 Fluticosone 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 Fluticosone 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 Fluticosone Nasal Spray

Expert advice for Fluticosone Nasal Spray

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Fluticosone Nasal Spray related warnings
Special precautions for Fluticosone Nasal Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluticosone 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
Fluticosone Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fluticosone Nasal Spray does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Flutico
sone 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 Fluticosone 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 about Fluticosone Nasal Spray

Frequently asked questions about Fluticasone

Fluticosone 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. Fluticosone is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Fluticosone 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. Fluticosone may be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine)/Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)/Zyrtec (cetrizine)/ Afrin (oxymetazoline)/Allegra (fexofenadine)/Mucinex (guaifenesin) if prescribed by your doctor
Fluticosone 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. Fluticosone is not an addictive or a controlled/banned substance
Yes. The most common and expected side-effect of Fluticosone 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 Fluticosone if you have high blood pressure.
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