Flixonase / Flonase
Flixonase / Flonase 24 hour Nasal spray gives you effective relief for all the major symptoms of hayfever. Taken once-a-day it effectively treats the following: sneezing, nasal congestion and swelling, running and/or itchy nose and irritated eyes. So you can not be bothered by troublesome hayfever symptoms when you use Flixonase 24 hour Nasal spray.
For the short term (3-6 months) prevention and treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis including hayfever. Don't forget to start using Flixonase at least weeks before the time of year you normally start experiencing symptoms. This way Flixonase will already be protecting you when your hayfever starts.
For adults and children over 12yrs of age: 2 sprays into each nostril once a day.
Be sure to shake the bottle well before using this medicine.
Fluticasone Propionate 50 mcg per spray
Each bottle contains 120 doses of the active ingredient.
Precautions & Contradictions:
Do not exceed recommended daily dose.
Do not use Flixonase 24 Hour if you have ever had an allergic reaction to fluticasone propionate.
If you're not sure whether you should be using Flixonase 24 Hour, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
Other Precautions with this medication before you start using Flixonase / Flonase 24 Hour you must tell your pharmacist or doctor if:
you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. You have an infection in your nose or sinuses. You have had nasal surgery. You have been treated with steroid injections, taken steroid tablets, used steroid asthma or nasal inhalers and eye/nose drops. You are allergic to foods, dyes, preservatives or any other medicine.
The active ingredient in Flixonase (also found in Flonase, Flovent, Flixotide) controls the major symptoms of hayfever.
Flixonase makes breathing easier by reducing swelling inside your nose - relieving multiple nasal symptoms of congestion, sneezing, and itchy, runny nose. Seasonal allergies including hayfever can be treated effectively with Flixonase.
Flixonase is a convenient once-a-day dose for long lasting protection and all-round relief.
Effective allergy relief throughout the day or night. The active ingredient is a steroid called fluticasone propionate, which treats inflamed tissue.
Flixonase means less congestion, sneezing, and itchy, runny nose due to your pesky allergy triggers like pollen, dust mites, and animal dander. Thanks to Flixonase, you can go through the day, either outdoors or indoors, without constantly sneezing or blowing your nose.
When you have nasal allergy symptoms such as congestion, sneezing, and itchy, runny nose you want treatment that gives you effective relief. Part of the reason why Flixonase is effective at relieving nasal allergy symptoms is because it is applied locally—that is, directly inside your nose where you need it most.
For best results, Flixonase must be used daily.
Your symptoms may begin to improve in as few as 12 hours.
How To Use Flixonase:
Refer to flixonase package insert on "How to use nasal spray" leaflet.
If possible begin treatment of flixonase, 1 - 2 weeks before exposure to known allergies
Use flixonase regularly. i.e. every day for best effect.
How Long To Use Flixonase:
Continue to use flixonase while exposed to the allergens or during hayfever season.
Expected Outcome Of Flixonase:
The flixonase nasal spray works as a preventer. While symptoms may start to improve within a few days, it may take from between 2 to 7 days before full effect is achieved. To maintain the full effect the flixonase treatment needs to be used continuously.
Possible Aadverse Effects Of Flixonase:
Dry mouth, nose and throat, unpleasant taste after using the spray headache, nose bleeds.
May cause sneezing for the first few days of use.
If you know what causes the allergy then try to avoid it.
Discard the flixonase nasal spray 3 months after first using it.
When To Seek Further Advice:
If symptoms get worse or there is no improvement within 7 days come back to the pharmacy.
If any of the following occur - chest tightness, breathing difficulty, wheezing, itchy skin rash, visual disturbance or eye pain - see a doctor
If signs of nose, throat or sinus infection occur - see a doctor.
Maximum relief may take several days. Results may vary. If side effects occur, they are generally mild and may include headache, nosebleed, or sore throat.