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Doctor insights on: Flixonase Side Effects

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Does Flixonase has flonase?

Does Flixonase has flonase?

Flonase: The chemical is fluticasone propionate, if it is present in flixonase, it is the same ...Read more

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Is Flixonase an antihistamine?

Is Flixonase an antihistamine?

Steroid Nasal Spray: Flixonase or Flonase (fluticasone proprionate) is a steroid nasal spray commonly used to treat allergic rhinitis by decreasing the allergic inflammation in the nasal mucosa. It is not an antihistamine. ...Read more

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What are Flixonase nasal drops best used for?

What are Flixonase nasal drops best used for?

Flixonase: More commonly known as flonase, it is used to reduce swelling and inflammation in the nose in cases of vasomotor and allergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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What are some alternatives to flonase/flixonase?

What are some alternatives to flonase/flixonase?

Many: Flonase is a nasal steroid spray used to treat allergic rhinitis. It will be going non-prescription this spring. The alternatives include over the counter Nasacort Allergy 24HR or prescription Rhinocort, Veramyst, Qnasl, Zetonna, Omnaris or Nasonex (mometasone). ...Read more

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Which steroid is better for treating polyps and why - Nasonex (mometasone) or Flixonase?

Which steroid is better for treating polyps and why - Nasonex (mometasone) or Flixonase?

A toss up.: One study that directly compared 3 nasal steroids, including Nasonex (mometasone) and Flonase, suggests that Flonase may act more quickly than Nasonex (mometasone). However, research shows that the two are, in the long run, equally effective. Their molecules are very similar structurally & functionally. if you want to decide which one to use, base it on cost, convenience & comfort. Otherwise, it's a toss up! ...Read more

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With chronic allergic rhinosinustis i m tkng claritine 10mg/day &flixonase .5% 1 puf/nostril/day.will these meds fix underlying cause or just mask it?

With chronic allergic rhinosinustis i m tkng claritine 10mg/day &flixonase .5% 1 puf/nostril/day.will these meds fix underlying cause or just mask it?

Both: Sinusitis often occurs because of chronic blockage on the sinus openings leading to infection. Flonase can reduce the swelling in the nasal mucosa if used long enough (takes several days to get best results) but the dose you are using can be increased to 2 sprays. However some may still require an antibiotic. ...Read more

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For how long Flixonase nasal spray can be used safely? Is 3 months too long?

For how long Flixonase nasal spray can be used safely? Is 3  months too long?

Depends: on the dosage, frequency, indication and response, also if you are using it right. If you used it that long you need to be supervised by a physician / ENT specialist, true that flixonase (fluticasone) is safer than other steroid nasal sprays, but needs to be monitored and rightfully prescribed, yes some patients use it that long, but again need to be medically supervised, good luck ...Read more

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Been prescribed Flixonase nasule drops and it says risk of septal perforation. I already have a hole in my septum from surgery. Will it make it bigger?

Been prescribed Flixonase nasule drops and it says risk of septal perforation. I already have a hole in my septum from surgery. Will it make it bigger?

Septal Perforation: It is possible that your existing perforation may worsen. Try to avoid nasal decongestant sprays that may further compromise vascular supply to the septum and worsen the perforation. ...Read more

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Hello doctor Is it safe to give Flixonase nasal spray to my 2.5 year old child?

Hello doctor
Is it safe to give Flixonase nasal spray to my 2.5 year old child?

No: Not recommended for children under 12 yrs. please see your GP to get alternative treatment for your child ...Read more

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How often can I use Flixonase nasel spray? Having pressure in nose/eyes and nausea

How often can I use Flixonase nasel spray? Having pressure in nose/eyes and nausea

Steroid nasal spray: Usually 2 sprays both nares once daily or 1 spray both nares twice daily. This is often used on an ongoing basis to prevent symptoms. It does not work acutely and you may want to ask your pharmacist for a spray that vasoconstricts. All the best. ...Read more

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When using my Flixonase nasel spray i get a really horrible taste in my throat n stomach ??

You are normal!: It has a terrible taste etc etc There are now a number of steroid nasal sprays including one that's sold OTC. Ask your Pharmacist! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi please can you help, was prescribed Flixonase nasal spray 4 months ago for painful left ear, pressure in my l eye, headache anything to worry about?

Hi please can you help, was prescribed Flixonase nasal spray 4 months ago for painful left ear, pressure in my l eye, headache anything to worry about?

Yes...: Flixonase [flonase] is a steroid, and can be absorbed into the blood stream from the nose and cause a type of glaucoma, which is increased pressure in the eye. Your pain could be from elevated pressure in your eye. See an ophthalmologist and have your eye pressure checked. ...Read more