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Medicine For Fluticasone Allergy
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 ›
Not in the U.S.: In canada and elsewhere, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
About asthma advair diskus (salmeterol and fluticasone) medicine? Can you take it all year long without complications?
Yes: Advair has a long-acting beta-agonist and a steroid inhaler in one. It can be used for long-term asthma control. After each use, rinse your mouth and spit it out to avoid thrush, a fungal infection of the mouth and a common side-effect. You should also have a short -acting beta-agonist inhaler for breakthrough symptoms as advair should not be used for acute symptoms. ...Read more
Moderate disease: If you are having symptoms more than twice a week or at night, you probably need to be on a steroid inhaler, od which advair is one. If you are on a steroid inhaler and have symptoms, adding a long acting beta agonist (the sere vent part of advair)helps. ...Read more
I haven't been passing my urine drug testing lately. I don't use illicit drugs and have never had any problems before. I recently started taking Klonopin medication and a breather called, BREO (fluticasone furoate and vilanterol inhalation powder) Could th
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 ›