A female asked:
Disclaimer

been taking flonase to treat seasonal allergies. take one spray in each nostril each day. been on it for about three months. should i wean myself off?

1 doctor answer
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You may: If you have only seasonal allergies, you may just stop the Flonase when the season is over without tapering. Note that you had been using only 1/2 of the usual dose but if it worked for you, you can stay the course.
Answered on Feb 5, 2017

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

Related questions:

A 25-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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
2 sprays each nostri: The usual dose is 2 sprays each nostril once daily. Potentially better control of the nasal symptoms may improve asthma but the effects are variable.
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: Less. Many people sniff this up strongly which means that much of it goes to the throat and is swallowed. Read the instructions. It should be aimed to ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
44 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes, it's safe: If it is helping and you can remember to take it twice a day, then splitting the dose twice a day should continue to work. You do not develop rebound ... 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