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Fluticasone Allergy In Children
The fluticasone spray is for allergy. Is there certain time I should use it, such as breakfast, or lunch, or etc...?
Dose time: The main thing is consistent use. It takes 2-3 days to get the full dose built up in the membranes. Since the spray is only done once daily, just make sure the dose is taken around the same time daily therefore spacing each dose around 24 hrs. Remember-- the exact time isn't a big deal with this med. Consistent daily use is what is important! ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is the combination of fluticasone furoate and evocetirizine dihydrochloride 5mg effective for allergy? What are their side effects when combined?
Yes, effective: Fluticasone (flonase) is a nasal steroid spray and levocetirizine (xyzal) is a new generation antihistamine. They are excellent medications for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. There is no new side effects when these are combined. Each can have the potential for mild side effects alone-nose bleeds. In general they are well tolerated. ...Read more
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
Can I spray fluticasone 2x a day? My doc said it is ok on allergy seasons but I am aftaid of nosebleeds.
Yes 2 times is fine: Yes you can spray fluticasone nasal spray (Flonase) two times a day. The maximum dose for allergic rhinitis is actually 2 sprays per nostril once a day OR 1 spray per nostril twice a day. When you spray into your nose, spray away from the center of your nose. You should be fine! If you are concerned, try spraying 1 time in each nostril once a day and inhale through your nose gently. ...Read more
I have chronic allergy, and iam taking avamys as nasal spray for life time but it contain fluticasone it ok?
Can I take 10mg of loratadine and use fluticasone nasal spray? I need immediate relief from these horrible allergies! Got a long day outside on tap!
Yes: Loratidine and fluticasone nasal spray are effective when used together. If this is not effective, adding an intranasal antihistamine (rx), such as azelastine (astelin) or olpatadine (patanase) is an option. Dymista is a combination of fluticasone and azelastine and works quickly. None of these products should adversely affect asthma or your current medications. ...Read more
I'm on a lot of allergy MEDS can I ask my dr 2 reevaluate my meds? (Fluticasone pro spray, Hydroxyzine, Zyrtec, (cetirizine) sudogest, & allergy shots) Help
Yes: Yes. If you have not, you should see an allergist as well. ...Read more
Yes: If used properly it should. Discus the proper method of spraying with your doctor. The nozzle should be pointed toward the eye and not centrally. ...Read more
Fluticasone: Nasal spray, doesn't cure allergic rhinitis, rather controls symptoms of Rhinitis in general whether allergic or non allergic, at times it might dry up nasal mucosa and cause nose bleeds if not used right, better use nasal wash prior to use, and use under doctor's supervision, you want to be cautious if you have high intra ocular pressure ...Read more
Been using fluticasone propionate daily since June. Is that bad? Only thing that helps my nasal airways from allergies that causes asthma.
It's Ok: The main recommend treatment for allergic rhinitis (runny nose) is the use of nasal steroids. The steroid has minimal absorption into your blood stream. Main side effect noted in some is dryness and nose bleeds. Consider using nasal saline spray to clear the nose frequently and to keep the skin hydrated. Try a nasal saline wash each evening to rid your nose of the day's pollen. ...Read more
If the fluticasone propionate nasal spray helps with my asthma, does that mean my asthma is due to allergies?
How often can I take the fluticasone nasal spray? I took one spray this am in each nostril. It really helps w my allergy induced asthma.
Using fluticasone propionate 50 MCG/act for allergies/fluid in ear per Dr prescription. Will this remove fluid in earhelp with allergy inducedvertigo?
I am on a fluticasone steroid nasal spray for allergy and sinusitis prevention. If I have a cold should I keep taking it or should I temporarily stop?
If I had Class 1 on milk allergy on rast testing, but negative on skin testing is it safe to take advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) to help control asthma?
Yes: Yes, it is completely safe to take Advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) with your supposed "milk allergy." That being said I would talk to your Allergist about your allergy in detail. From the results of your testing it is likely that you do not have a milk allergy. ...Read more
3 yr old uses fluticasone nose spray. Ent says she needs tonsils out. Enlarged. What the correlation with spray and tonsils. No allergies.
Nasal allergy spray. Fluticasone propionate. Glucocorticoids? Can using daily or twice daily raise someone high normal, 350-400K in last 4yrs, in platelets anyway to current levels between 425-500L?
Unlikely: Very unlikely to do thatGet a more detailed answer ›
Azelastine- a nasal antihistamine spray. This is like claritin/fexofenadine and should not make one sleepy
fluticasone- a nasal steroid spray. This is usually intended to decrease the symptoms of nasal allergies.
While the main indications for both relate to nasal congestion related to allergies, sometimes docs give them for things like ear dysfunction. ...Read more
Fluticasone side eff:
Most common side effects include headaches, nasal bleeding and cough.Other rare side effects are serious and are related to prilonged use. Steroid toxicity (very rare)frequent infections, acute allergic reaction
some time you can get oronasal monoliasis from prologed use. ...Read more
Lots of them:
If you're looking for a good meta-analysis:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17943772. ...Read more
Yes: Should be effectiveGet a more detailed answer ›
No: There should be no such a reaction. ...Read more
If I had a severe allergic reaction to fluticasone proprionate, am I likely to react negatively to fluticasone furoate as well?
Better avoid: The whole class, likely the allergy was to the main nucleus, which is similar in both preparations. Confer with your doctor about use of alternate treatment, best wishes ...Read more
What's the difference between fluticasone furoate and foxefenadine when treating rhinitis? Can a patient react well to one and not to the other? Thanks
Completely different: Fluticasone furoate is a topical nasal steroid in a spray form. It works by reducing inflammation over time through a variety of pathways. Fexofenadine is an oral antihistamine taken by mouth and works by blocking the chemical histamine in our bodies. Overall, the nasal spray does more to reduce allergy symptom scores and may also help with non-allergic conditions such as non-allergic rhinitis. ...Read more
Heared formoterol increases riskof death. My rota caps contains it 6mcg along with fluticasone. I use 2 rotacaps daily to treat asthma. Should I avoid it?
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
Probably OK: Drug expiration dates reflect the time of proved safety and effectiveness. But in almost all cases, the drug remains potent and safe for much longer (often many years), if it hasn't been exposed to high heat for long periods (like a car's glove compartment in summer). It's always safest to get a refill, but most likely the expired fluticasone will work just fine. ...Read more
Medications: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please tell me can fluticasone furoate cause change in mood or anxiety for people with these problems?
Is there a product with with fluticasone and azalastine in only one bottle? Thr booth togheter in one device? Thank you
Is it possible to overdose on fluticasone prop cream if you apply it too many times on a toddler. I didn't realize it and have been putting it on more
Fluticasone cream: Yes, since it is a steroid it should be used judiciously. ...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: One treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis involves swallowing inhaled steroids such as fluticasone which is found in flovent. The ventolin will have no effect on the symptoms. It is also worth exploring whether any foods such as milk may be triggering symptoms. Foods can be eliminated empirically or based on prick and/or patch testing. ...Read more
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