Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) (floo-TIK-a-sone)
What is Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) used for?
Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) is a corticosteroid prescribed to prevent the symptoms of seasonal allergies such as sneezing, watering eyes, or a runny nose. The medication operates by preventing the release of chemicals in the body responsible for causing the irritation and discomfort associated with these conditions. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate)?
Follow the instructions provided by your physician to get the most effective results from Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate). It is normally administered two to three times each day, but your individual regimen will be based on your symptoms and health condition. To use the medicine, tilt your head back slightly, insert the nozzle into your nose, and gently inhale while operating the pump to dispense one spray. If more than one spray is required, you are suggested to alternate nostrils to prevent nasal irritation. Avoid blowing your nose within fifteen minutes of use to prevent it from being expelled. Ask your pharmacist or physician if you have questions about the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate)?
Some patients using Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) have reported experiencing side effects during treatment including:
Inform your physician if any symptoms become worrying or if you experience any serious side effects such as faintness, blurry vision, skin rashes, or deterioration of symptoms being treated. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct use.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.