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Flonase Vs Nasacort
What is the difference between Flonase and nasacort (triamcinolone)? Which is better for you (e.g. has fewer side effects)?
Nasacort side-effects risk seems to be less severe than Flonase, however Nasacort systemic availability is listed as much higher than that of Flonase?
Nasal steroids: The amount of steroid which absorbs systemically is negligible. ...Read more
See a doctor: It is difficult to answer since I am unfamiliar with your medical history. I recommend seeing a doctor who knows your medical history so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
If I have bad allergies, is it okay to use Nasacort (triamcinolone) first part of the day, and then use Flonase at night? In otherwords, is it okay to use both?
Yes, but: Not for a long time, self-medicating for longer periods, even if you follow directions, isn't recommended, ...Read more
I have tried just about everything for constant post nasal drip. I was taking nasacort (triamcinolone) for a while until I felt it wasn't helping. Would Flonase work?
Equal: When it comes to nasal steroid sprays they are all effective and it typically becomes a "patient preference." Flonase smells like flowers and requires a doctors prescription (until spring 2015 when it goes over the counter). Nasacort (triamcinolone) is tasteless and odorless and has been available without a prescription since spring 2014. ...Read more
Im taking Nasonex (mometasone) for post nasal drip/cough and it helped a lot. Is there a cheaper alternative like nasacort or Flonase that I can take with zyrtec?
?: Chronic rhinosinusitis is what you have given your brief description, could be allergies, the good news is that you responded to treatment, you can look for cheaper generics, but u might need other medicines, so your best bet would be proper professional help,better by an Allergist/ENT specialist, or your PCP who would refer you if needed, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in ur area ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer