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What dosage of flonase is most effective

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Kimura
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
1-2 puffs each side.: In kids from 4-12 typically 1 puff, each side, daily is given. In adults you can go up to 2 puffs each side, daily, but when allergies improve, you c ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Flonase: Exactly as your doctor recommends if you trust him/her. Fda instructions recommend 1-2 sprays into each nostril once to twice daily as directed by you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: I presume your infection is a viral one since none of your medications is an antibiotic.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Steroid effect: I believe the tapering dose of steroid is what has been making you feel racey and Flonase is unlikely to be the culprit since very little of it is abs ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
For a few weeks.: You will likely be ok if you are using the higher dose for just a few weeks. For chronic use, I am not sure if there may be some systemic effect even ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
You are ok: As long as you are not doing this on a regular basis, the extra dose today will not cause you problems. Be careful and take care.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Commonly used: It is not unusual for your OTO specialist to place you on a short course of oral steroid at the same time you are started on a nasal spray like Flonas ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not to worry: A single extra dose should not be a problem. Do please stick to administration instructions your doctor recommends.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hendrie gerrit Van aswegen
Specializes in General Practice
Not a good idea.: At first you might think it is more effective, but Iliadin is not indicated for longterm use.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Prob'ly not Flonase: Allergic reactions are rare to corticosteroids like Flonase; indeed, corticosteroids are among the main drugs to treat allergic reactions. One of your ... Read More
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