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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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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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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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