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Is Fluticasone A Steriod
I was prescribed triamcinolone nasal spray0.055 mg/spray for nasal stuffiness/ allergies, with it being a steroid type spray, is it still safe use?
Nasal spray: steroid nasal sprays are generally safe. They act topically and very little is absorbed systemically ...Read more
Not accordng to clas: No according to classification usually prescribed strength kenalog (triamcinolone)0.25.% is in group 6 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.1% is in group 5 kenalog (triamcinolone) 0.5 is in group 2 group1 is most potent group7 is the least potent here you have it so it depends on the potency of kenalog (triamcinolone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference in beclomethasone dipropionate vs fluticasone propionate HFA spray? Is one better than the other?
Used to be in US: Years ago triamcinolone was available via MDI with an attached spacer in the US and used as an asthma controller, but it was taken off the market, for reasons I am not certain. I do not think there was any problem with the drug. It is an effective asthma medication, just as Nasacort works well for nasal allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preventative drug: Medications such as symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) which contain and inhaled corticosteroid are used as maintenance (preventive) therapy to control persistent asthma. The formoterol component is a long-acting airway opener and may provide some initial relief of acute asthma symptoms; however symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) should never be used to relieve acute asthma symptoms (use your rescue albuterol under those conditions). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers