Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how long can i take flonase

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: in acute upper respiratory tract inflammation, might work right away, but in chronic conditions would take about 2-3 days to work, given that it is ta ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What?: For allergic nasal symptoms such as congestion, Flonase starts to work in about 12 hrs but it takes several more days of daily use to get optimal resu ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
4-7 days: Using it daily it reaches steady state in 4-7 days.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How Flonase Works: Flonase is an anti-inflammatory nasal spray. The steroid it contains can decrease swelling of the mucosal membranes of the nose that cover the turbina ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: On the extent of blockage, the original problem, and how well you use the medicine. If your doctor saw that only flonase is needed, then continue usi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Relative: enlarged turbinates usually are asymptomatic, if you your nose is blocked on one side , please don't self medicate, see your doctor or ENT
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Variable: Most patients gain some relief within 48 hrs if treatment is effective.Actual return to normal may take a week or two. Flonase is not specifically for ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Blain
24 years experience Family Medicine
Flonase: Couple of weeks probably. Maybe never if you have bad seasonal allergic rhinitis and require topical nasal steroid to control it. Flonase quite harm ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe a day, but...: Flonase sprayed into the nose should not cause a bad feeling in the ears. If a bad feeling happens, it may be a coincidence. Be sure the Flonase tip i ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
There : There is always help if you are ready to receive it, internalize it, and act on it. Due to your multiple problems you will need a multi-disciplinary a ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month