Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) (floo-TIK-a-sone)
What is Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) used for?
Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) should is a corticosteroid nasal spray used to treat seasonal allergies or other similar symptoms caused by allergens. The medication prevents the actions of histamines that cause the swelling, irritation, and sneezing associated with these conditions. Your doctor may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate)?
Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) should be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the best results from treatment. One spray is normally administered each day, but your individual directions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. To use the medication gently shake the bottle to mix its contents, remove the cap from the nozzle, insert the nozzle into your nostril, and operate the pump while inhaling through the nose to dispense one spray. If you have not used the medication recently it may be necessary to prime the bottle by pointing the nozzle away from your face and operating the pump until one spray is dispensed. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate)?
The use of Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are blurry vision, skin rashes, fatigue, mild nausea, breathing problems immediately after use, or deterioration of asthma symptoms. Contact your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) should not be used to treat patients who are under the age of four. Also inform your doctor if you have tuberculosis, a nasal infection, or an injury or recent surgery on your nose as these conditions may cause unexpected complications during treatment.
Strictly use Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Flixonase Nasal Spray (Fluticasone Propionate) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.