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What Is Avamys Nasal Spray
Well tolerated: Fluticasone is a steroid nasal spray that is available in generic form. It is well tolerated. Side effects to look out for include bleeding, nasal irritation and dryness of the nose. Nasal infections and nasal septal perforations may rarely occur. Glaucoma and cataracts are even more rare. Read more
I have chronic allergy, and iam taking avamys as nasal spray for life time but it contain fluticasone it ok?
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
Is it save to take so many medicines together? Seretide 250/50mg, avamys nasal spray, doxyferm (100mg) and prednisolon alternova (10mg).
Bad Allergies: Based on your listed meds, you must have very bad allergies and/ or asthma. Occasionally, doctors have to prescribe a cocktail of medication to get you out of an acute crisis. However, this is usually for a short duration that you'll need so many meds. Discuss longterm plan for managing your allergies/ asthma with your doctor or request to see an allergist/ immunologist for further management. Read more
I have been taking amox tr-k clv 872-125 mg. Twice a day for a week and fluticasone propinate nasal spray 50 mg. I really do not feel much better.?
No: The dose is micrograms, even if absorbed won't cause side effects, just be careful to use it right, avoid contact with the nasal septum, direct it towards your ear when inserted in your nose, just an extra precaution, avoid using it if you have elevated eye pressure (high IOP) till cleared by eye doctor, Read more
Hi, I suffer from rhinit allergies and currently taking fexofenadine daily + Avamys nasal spray. It is not working at present. It gets worse at night?
Saline rinse: Consider adding a nasal saline rinse before you apply the nasal steroid at night. It will clear out any allergens and clean the nasal mucosa so the steroid can work better. Hope this helps! Read more
Not necessary.: You can or cannot use mouthwash following the use of this nasal spray. Flonase, a common brand, is a steroid that helps with nasal allergies. It has no significant effect or complication dentally. Some oral inhalant use for asthma has resulted in yeast infections. Use of mouthwash is your choice, not required or needed. If you like to rinse, go ahead. Any questions, call your doctor. Read more
Ok to combine: Each of the medications listed work by a different mechanism. Montelukast blocks the effects of leukotrienes; allergra is a new generation antihistamine; and fluticasone is a corticosteroid nasal spray. At the usual doses, there should be no problem with interaction. However, if a person is needing this much medication therapy, it may be prudent to consult an allergist. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: It is a steroid and will not cause any euphoria or high feeling. However excessive dosage can cause a thinning of your septum, infections in the sinus or throat and get absorbed causing endocrine problems so stay in the recommended doses Read more
Is there any benefit from using otravin nasal spray and fluticasone to alleviate nasal turbinates hypertrophy?
Nose: Stay away from the OTC nasal sprays as they are addictive. Fluticasone is fine but takes three weeks to work. You need to look for a cause such as allergies. If none of that helps some people need an office procedure to reduce their size. See an ent and have them check your septum as well Read more
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 started Avamys nasal spray 2 days ago. Since 10 hours after the 2nd dose I've had pain and bruising in the left side of my nose. What should I do?
Unexpected: It is not an expected side effect from using nasal steroid. Nonetheless you need to stop using it and ask your doctor to check your spraying technique and perhaps try a nasal antihistamine spray. I am also concerned as to whether you are having a severe sinus infection at the left as well. Read more