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how long does it take flonase to work

A 50-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

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A 26-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
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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 27-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 21-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
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A 21-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 37-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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Kao
Dr. Neil Kao answered
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Minutes to months: Some people say that Flonase works only for a few minutes, which is not a desirable an answer as those who say they need to use Flonase only once ever ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Few days: It may take a few days. If it does not work would see an ENT to evaluate the area inside the nose where the tube has an opening.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Re-evaluation: if you are on all those medicines, regular and not benefiting, so you need to be reevaluated, medicines don't work equally for all patients, doses mig ... Read More

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