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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 more
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
I gave three sprays of fluticasone nasal spray accidentally in each of my kids nose who is 5 year old. Please let me know if it’s dangerous.
Your kid will be ok: I'm assuming this was prescribed for some reason but either way any dose of fluticasone just once is unlikely to have deleterious effect. Nasal sprays, in general, should be avoided in kids if not prescribed. Decongestant sprays are addicting and cause worsening symptoms over time. Steroids such as fluticasone, disrupt hormonal balances and normal adrenal function if used regularly. ...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
No: There is no interaction between them and the pill. ...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
Side effect of avamys nasal spray? I use avamys 2sprays in each nostril in the morning and started from yesterday. I feel dizzness and headache at night
Possibly: First make sure that you are using your nasal spray correctly by aiming the spout towards the side and not the center of the nasal cavity. Aiming the spray direct-center may cause headaches. However dizziness is unexpected and may be from sinusitis or other factors. You need to talk to your doctor about these new symptoms. ...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
Can fluticasone propionate nasal spray, 50 mcg help unblock your eustasian tube that resulted from a cold?
Fluticasone: I think this is the best type of product on the market to accomplish what you need with your sinuses and eustachian tubes and such. ...Read more
Allergic rhinitis, and I've been using fluticasone nasal spray for about 6 months. Does it have systemic side effects?
Not Usually: At the regular dose, there are minimal side effects. The most common are headache, throat infection, nasal irritation, sneezing, cough, nausea, vomiting, and nosebleeds. All nasal anti-inflammatory steroids have class warning relating to increased eye pressure and temporary slowing of growth rate in children. More info see: www. Rxlist. Com/flonase-drug/side-effects-interactions. Htm. ...Read more
No: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Fluticasone is a nasal steroid spray while Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a traditional antihistamine. There is no drug interactions to worry about. For allergy treatment, consider a new generation antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec or Allegra as they have less side effects than benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more