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Is it okay to store my Flonase in a place that often gets very warm?

Is it okay to store my Flonase in a place that often gets very warm?

Store at 86 deg or <: The package insert for Flonase recommends that it be stored "between 4° and 30°c (39° and 86°f)." the medicine may break down faster if it gets warmer than that, especially if it happens for a long time or if it happens often. That means it won't be as effective when used. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Fluticasone (Definition)

Fluticasone is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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It is okay to take Flonase and andallertec together?

Yes, but: if you mean alertec (modafinil), then yes no interactions, please discuss as well with your prescribing doctor(s) on your next visit ...Read more

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Hi! Is it okay if I take a 1.5x dose of Flonase (2 sprays at night, and 1 the following morning) the first time I am taking it? Thank you!

Hi! Is it okay if I take a 1.5x dose of Flonase (2 sprays at night, and 1 the following morning) the first time I am taking it?

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For a few weeks.: You will likely be ok if you are using the higher dose for just a few weeks. For chronic use, I am not sure if there may be some systemic effect even though at the dose described it is likely ok. ...Read more

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Is Flonase safe long term?

Is Flonase safe long term?

Yes: There is minimal systemic absorption, and long term nasal topical steroids are safe long term without the traditional adverse effects of oral steroids. There are minimal side effects as with any drug, so let your prescribing doctor know if you experience any. ...Read more

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How long does Flonase stay in your system?

Flonase: Topical nasal steroid sprays like Flonase have near negligible absorption in your system (ie blood). Blood levels of any nasal steroid is far below any oral steroid dosing a doctor would give. Topically within the nasal cavity Flonase is active for 12-24 hrs on the mucosa. So we recommend either once or twice daily dosing depending on symptom severity. ...Read more

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Does Flixonase has flonase?

Does Flixonase has flonase?

Flonase: The chemical is fluticasone propionate, if it is present in flixonase, it is the same ...Read more

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Can i use saline hours after using flonase?

Yes: You can use saline in a sinus rinse after using the Flonase but I would wait for at least on hour. If you are just using the sinus spray like wetting drops this should not be a problem either. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of taking flonase?

Yes: There are several, but the most common one is epistaxis, or nosebleeds. Some people may experience headaches nasal burning, or cough. Since it is topical, very little is actually absorbed into the body. ...Read more

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Flonase (Definition)

Flonase is the brand name of a nasal steroid spray ...Read more