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My fluticasone is expired but not used is it safe to use

A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally: most expiration dates are very "conservative" and drugs are potent long after their "expiration dates' HOWEVER it is NOT a WISE thing to do..Ask your ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably OK: Drug expiration dates reflect the time of proved safety and effectiveness. But in almost all cases, the drug remains potent and safe for much longer ( ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely same: Are you sure the other product is fluticasone formetrol and not furoate? Having said that , it can be stated that all nasal steroid products have simi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but why?: They are nearly identical in effectiveness except that fluticasone has a rose water odor which is not tolerated by a few. If you want to use up your n ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Expired Medication: Yes. I often tell my patients that as long as the product was not exposed to the elements or direct sunlight that simple expiration dates are fine to ... Read More
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A 120-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If previously was ok: If it was ok for a person to use her fluticasone nasal spray in the recent past, then it should make no difference whether the spray is a month before ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No problem: you can combine those medications, but what form of fluticasone? if it is the inhaler, please keep using as prescribed for control of your asthma, bes ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What rebound effect?: What do you mean by rebound effect?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe to use : Advair contains fluticasone, a steroid, and salmeterol, a long acting bronchodialtor. Any inhaled steroid can cause thrush so be sure to rinse your ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wachs
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but don't: It is safe to blow your nose as there are no direct health risks. However, if you blow your nose immediately after dosing, you will decrease the amoun ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Flomist in pregnancy: There are no studies available to indicate that the drug is safe during pregnancy. Systemic absorption is minimal though. It should only be recommende ... Read More

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