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I have red patches on my face and they are not going i tried a lot of topical medications but they are not working such as cutivate what is the cure?
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
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
Yes: You can , but what preparation: inhaled / nasal? ...Read more
Are there any journal articles that compare fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine, with what results?
Please tell me if there are any journal articles that compare monotherapy fluticasone propionate and fexofenadine?
This is what I found: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00502775Get a more detailed answer ›
I have eczema and i have been using alot of cutivate on my face,I have become very dark.So can you suggest any home remedies to make me whiter?
Scratching: Steroid cream does not darken the skin but scratching does. It is not a good idea to apply cortisone cream daily for a long time since it may induce acne as well as thinning of the skin. Need to find out what is actually causing your facial rash since eczema does not commonly affect the face except in very severe cases. See dermatologist to get a diagnosis and stop scratching. ...Read more
Reassurance : No, if dosage are appropriate for age and condition. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it safe to take fluticasone propionate and nyquil at night together and during the day take a dayquil?
Fluticasone Propionate supposedly thins the mucus membrane if used too often. What is your thought on this?
I have fluticasone propionate 50 mcg that I use for allergies. Is it safe to use while experiencing the rebound effect? Didn't use it during my cold
What rebound effect?: What do you mean by rebound effect? ...Read more