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Can Flonase or nasonex (mometasone) affect your bloodpressure?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Intranasal steroid sprays are very effective and safe in treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
In fact, treatment of allergic rhinitis with Flonase can improve blood pressure control. This article can be found at: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16967045.

In brief: No

Intranasal steroid sprays are very effective and safe in treating seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
In fact, treatment of allergic rhinitis with Flonase can improve blood pressure control. This article can be found at: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16967045.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Dr. Bradley Radwaner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Nasal steroids such as Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) when used as directed should not raise BP in the vast majority of patients.
If someone is using these medications in excess of directions there is a potential for increased absorption into the blood stream. Since all nasal sprays end up being swallowed patients who overuse nasal steroids or someone who is unusually steroid sensitive could raise their bp.

In brief: Maybe

Nasal steroids such as Flonase or Nasonex (mometasone) when used as directed should not raise BP in the vast majority of patients.
If someone is using these medications in excess of directions there is a potential for increased absorption into the blood stream. Since all nasal sprays end up being swallowed patients who overuse nasal steroids or someone who is unusually steroid sensitive could raise their bp.
Dr. Bradley Radwaner
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