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I've been taking Flonase for 6 months, recently stopped, and suspect I am now experiencing withdrawal. How long should I expect symptoms last if it is withdrawal?
Hello I am going thru withdrawals from Dilaudid and having a cough that has a metal or infection type of taste. I am also taking Flonase. Infections .
All about the same: All of the topical steroids have about equal efficacy (activity) and safety. I do not think changing from Flonase to another topical steroid will significantly change your nasal function. Remember, these drugs are specifically used for allergic and non-allergic rhinitis. Check with an allergist. Finally, although these topical steroids are about the same, some people do prefer a particular one. ...Read more
Nasal Steroid Spray: Flonase (fluticasone) is a steroid nose spray used to treat inflammation of the skin lining the nose. Inflammation can occur due to exposure to pollen or strong odors. Taken on a daily basis, it is used especially for a sensation of a stuffy nose. Nose bleeds are a common side effect of this medication which can be reduced by proper spray technique. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overdose of flonase?: I don't know how someone overdoses on Flonase unless you sprayed the entire bottle in your nose. You will very likely have a bloody nose, dryness of the nose and mouth, headache, irritation, possibly decreased sense of smell. Hey...Let's not try this and find out. Follow the directions of your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer