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A 46-year-old member asked:

can you use expired flonase?

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Dr. Lee Perry
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Not recommended: It's probably safe to use, depending on how old it is--however, if the medication is expired, i would recommend getting a new nose spray.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Less effective: Don't recommend as the product will become less effective after expiration date.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the common conditions treated with flonase?

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Dr. Amy Shahanswered
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Allergies: Allergic rhinitis, sometimes other form of nasal problems like nasal polyps.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How long does the effect of Flonase work?

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Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
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 every few months.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Does Flonase work if it is expired?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably: If may lose some potency when used way beyond the expiration date.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Does Flonase expire?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: All medications have an expiration date. Typically 12 months but check to make sure. An albuterol inhaler does have a two year expiration date and other medications might vary. Check the bottle.
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A female asked:

My flonase expired in january of this year is it safe to use?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Safe: Your flonase, assuming it was not kept in too hot a place, will be fully effective despite that expiration date.

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