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Is the combination of fluticasone furoate and evocetirizine dihydrochloride 5mg effective for allergy ? What are their side effects when combined?

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

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My gp prescribed 1 spray (27.5 mg of fluticasone furoate) in each nostril twice daily . Will this cause more side effects? Is the dose normal? Thanks

My gp prescribed 1 spray (27.5 mg of fluticasone furoate) in each nostril twice daily . Will this cause more side effects? Is the dose normal? Thanks

Veramyst: While the usual dose for Fluticasone Furoate (veramyst) is 1-2 sprays each nostril once a day for adults, it is not unusual to adjust the dose for a particular person's needs. Higher doses may help initially, then many docs will step down to the lowest effective dose. In general nasal steroid sprays are pretty safe and significant side effects would not be seen at twice a day. ...Read more

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I'm currently using avamys fluticasone furoate nasal spray. Is there a side effect from using this n how long can I use it safely?

I'm currently using avamys fluticasone furoate nasal spray. Is there a side effect from using this n how long can I use it safely?

Steroid nasal spray: Nasal sprays containing small doses of corticosteroids are a mainstay of allergy treatment and are generally very safe when used as directed. The most frequent side effects are nasal irritation and nosebleeds. The latter are suspected to occur with nasal yeast infections. These are not usually serious and improve with taking a break in medication use and with using salt water sprays; irrigation. ...Read more

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Please tell me can fluticasone furoate cause change in mood or anxiety for people with these problems?

Please tell me can fluticasone furoate cause change in mood or anxiety for people with these problems?

Not specifically.: It does give flu-like feelings which includes headaches, nose-bleeds, fever which can be mistaken for depression and for people who already have depression and anxiety, it would make these conditions worse because they don't feel physically well. ...Read more

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If I had a severe allergic reaction to fluticasone proprionate, am I likely to react negatively to fluticasone furoate as well?

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

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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

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

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What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

What are the side effects of mometasone furoate?

Potent skin steroid: That is a very potent topical steroid used for various dermatologic disorders. It should not be used on face, for extended use will cause skin atrophy. This should be prescribed by a dermatologist for the appropriate problems. ...Read more

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Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

Fluticasone propionate side effects include what?

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

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What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

What can be some side effects of mometasone furoate ointment?

2nd strongest: Mometasone is in 2nd strongest class out of 7 levels of topical steroids. Use sparingly and for shortest time possible. Can cause thinning of your skin, sometimes redness and irritation [sensitized skin]. Kids may absorb more so be very careful if used chronically [can effect their whole body]/. ...Read more