Flonase

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Generic Name: Fluticasone
Brand Name: Flonase
Drug Class: Nasal steroids

What is Flonase and how is it used?

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. Fluticasone is used to relieve seasonal and year-round allergic and non-allergic nasal symptoms, such as stuffy/runny nose, itching, and sneezing. It can also help relieve allergy eye symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works in your nose to block the effects of substances that cause allergies (such as pollen, pet dander, dust mites, mold) and to reduce swelling.

What are the side effects of Flonase nasal spray?

The most common side effects of Flonase (fluticasone) include: headache, back pain, sore throat, sneezing, cough, nausea, vomiting, menstrual problems.

Is flonase safe to use every day?

Because of the way it works, it may take several days for FLONASE products to reach maximum effect. That's why it's best to use FLONASE products once a day, every day, during allergy season.

Can you overdose on Flonase?

It's important not to take more Flonase or fluticasone than your doctor prescribes. Symptoms of an overdose of Flonase or fluticasone include: Enlarged face and neck.

Are Steroid nasal sprays safe?

No. Nasal sprays with corticosteroids are safe to use daily for most people. People who need to use steroid nose sprays for 6 months or more should talk with their physician.

Can Flonase be used long term?

FLONASE Nasal Spray is for use in your nose only. Do not spray it in your eyes or mouth. Children should use FLONASE Nasal Spray with an adult's help, as instructed by the child's healthcare provider. FLONASE Nasal Spray may take several days of regular use for your rhinitis symptoms to get better.

Is flonase the same as fluticasone?

Both Flonase and Nasonex can treat nasal symptoms of allergic rhinitis, but Flonase can treat nasal symptoms of nonallergic rhinitis as well. **Brand-name Flonase is available OTC. The generic, fluticasone propionate, is available as both an OTC and prescription drug.

What ages can use Flonase?

FLONASE Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used to treat non-allergy nasal symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, and nasal itching in adults and children aged 4 years and older.

Is prescription Flonase the same as over the counter?

Over-the-counter Flonase Allergy Relief is exactly the same as prescription Flonase -- it's the same medicine, fluticasone propionate, at the same strength and dose. OTC Flonase Sensimist Allergy Relief (fluticasone furoate) is the same strength and medicine as prescription Veramyst.

How much is prescription Flonase?

The cost for Flonase nasal spray (50 mcg/inh) is around $21 for a supply of 9.9 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans. A generic version of Flonase is available, see fluticasone nasal prices.

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