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Allergic rhinitis, and i've been using fluticasone nasal spray for about 6 months. Does it have systemic side effects?
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Dr. Luis Matos
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Luis Matos
Dr. Luis Matos
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Has potential
This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy.

In brief: Has potential
This is a corticosteroid which although given topically may be absorbed to varying extents and systemic side-effects of steroids are numerous, including adrenal insufficiency when stopped, diabetes, immunosuppression, osteoporosis, and others, but these are infrequent complications of this therapy.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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