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Will my nasal spray fluticasone propionate make me high with more than two sprays of 50mcg?

Will my nasal spray fluticasone propionate make me high with more than two sprays of 50mcg?

NO: It is a steroid and will not cause any euphoria or high feeling. However excessive dosage can cause a thinning of your septum, infections in the sinus or throat and get absorbed causing endocrine problems so stay in the recommended doses ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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I've got rush on my face due to the new cosmetic. What can I use to get rid off it? I did take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pill and used fluticasone propionate cream, 0.005%

I've got rush on my face due to the new cosmetic. What can I use to get rid off it? I did take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pill and used fluticasone propionate cream, 0.005%

If: If you feel the rash on your face is due to a new cosmetic, I would recommend that you stop the product and use otc Hydrocortisone cream. I would consider a visit to a dermatologist who can help make sure the rash is not due to other common facial rashes like seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, and perioral/perinasal dermatitis. If you are truly allergic (as opposed to irritated) by the cosmetic, allergy patch testing can help determine the allergen responsible for your rash. ...Read more

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How much can fluticasone propionate cost?

Up to 75 bucks: As it is generic many of my patients pay a 5 dollar copay. Out of pocket I'm pretty sure the most you would pay is 75 dollars for a bottle that would last a month. ...Read more

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Compare monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?

Compare monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?

Very different: Nasal steroids such as fluticasone work best for nasal congestion and sinus inflammation, while antihistamines such as fexofenadine work better for itching and sneezing. Typically, if you're going to use only one medication, you'll do better with fluticasone than fexofenadine. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Has potential: This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy. ...Read more

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How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

How long does fluticasone propionate cream take to work?

A day or so: Topical steroids typically have an effect within a day or so depending upon the condition being treated and the severity. ...Read more

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How similar are monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?

Not similar: They are entirely different treatments for the same disease (allergic rhinitis). One is an oral antihistamine (fexofenadine), while the other is a nasal steroid spray (fluticasone). Both are relatively effective, and can actually be used together. ...Read more

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Is fluticasone propionate used for eardrum fluid?

Indirectly yes: Fluticasone nasal spray would help shrinking thr tissues around Eustachian tube opening in the throut and decrease the congestion, hence better drainage of the middle ear fluid behind the ear drum ...Read more

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Can fluticasone propionate be helpful for coming off of afrin?

Can fluticasone propionate be helpful for coming off of afrin?

Rhinitis: Absolutely! That is the best way to wean off the nasal decongestant. It takes some persistence because fluticasone doesn't give the immediate relief that Afrin does, but over time will work well for you. See otorhinolaryngologist if still have problems. ...Read more

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Can you use fluticasone propionate and allegra (fexofenadine)?

Can you use fluticasone propionate and allegra (fexofenadine)?

See below: Flonase (fluticasone propionate) & Allegra (fexofenadine) may be safely (& often are) used together to treat allergies. Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine, & Flonase is a nasally inhaled corticosteroid (for reducing inflammation & stabilizing nasal passage cells). ...Read more

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Are there any journal articles that compare fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine, with what results?

Are there any journal articles that compare fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine, with what results?

Yes: There are numerous articles comparing antihistamines to nasal steroid sprays. Results uniformly favor nasal steroid sprays for control of nasal allergy symptoms, particularly congestion. The sprays have to be used regularly to be maximally effective, however. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray?

Allergy med: Nasal steroid spray that helps nasal symptoms of allergy safely and effectively. Also helps nasal polyps. ...Read more

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Does Flonase (fluticasone propionate) impair sense of smell?

Generally not: But you can never say never. If you think your sense of smell is diminished, first see your physician to make sure that your underlying allergies or chronic sinusitis haven't led to the development of nasal polyps despite the use of flonase. Then, you can try stopping it for a few days to see if your sense of smell returns. If so, ask your doctor to switch you to another steroid spray. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter medicine similar to fluticasone propionate spray?

OTC Flonase: Just in the last 2 weeks, Flonase (fluticasone proprionate) went over the counter. It joins Nasacort (triamcinolone) Allergy 24HR which went OTC last year. ...Read more

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Can continues use of fluticasone propionate for 3 months cure allergic rhinitis?

Can continues use of fluticasone propionate for 3 months cure allergic rhinitis?

Treat not cure: Nasal steroids can be a prescription drug used to treat and manage the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, but it does not cure it. A cure requires finding and addressing the cause, especially if it is truly from an allergic reaction to something. Common causes can be pet dander, plants, mold, environmental exposures, food (consider dairy for example), pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray useful for?

Nasal allergies: This spray, when used daily, is very good for nasal allergies and for people who have chronic congestion w/o documented allergies. It treats nasal congestion, itch, sneezing and runny nose. ...Read more

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What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray for usually?

What is fluticasone propionate nasal spray for usually?

Nasal allergy: It is a steroid which is effective for nasal allergies and congestion, it works on inflammation. ...Read more

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Is inhaling fluticasone propionate contraindicated for patients with severe osteoporesis?

Is inhaling fluticasone propionate contraindicated for patients with severe osteoporesis?

Not clear: It is not listed as a contraindication to the medicine but recent research shows a dose related reduction in bone mineral density and dose related increases in fractures with inhaled steroids. You should talk with your doctor. If you take the nasal version for allergies, there are other alternatives. If you take it for asthma you should have a risk/benefit conversation with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can I keep using fluticasone propionate nasal sprays?

How long can I keep using fluticasone propionate nasal sprays?

For years: Nasal steroid sprays are very safe. As long as you don't develop complications like bleeding, long term daily use under the supervision of your doctor is safe. Be sure to aim the tip up and out on each side to avoid trauma to nasal septum. ...Read more

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How to use fluticasone propionate nasal spray? Once a day, twice a day?

How to use fluticasone propionate nasal spray? Once a day, twice a day?

Dose: 2 puffs each nostril once daily. Be sure to spray up and out (away from septum) on each side to avoid septal trauma (bleeding, etc.). ...Read more

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Will fluticasone propionate usp affect my Nexplanon implant?

No: According to manufacture information Fluticasone was not listed as an interacting product.
If concerned it says use non hormonal backup method for 28 days. ...Read more

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