Flixonase Aqueous Nasal

  • Flixonase aqueous nasal spray is an effective treatment to prevent allergic rhinitis and hayfever.
  • The active ingredient fluticasone propionate is a corticosteroid, which has an anti-inflammatory properties.

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Description

What is Flixonase Aqueous Nasal?

Flixonase aqueous nasal spray is used for the prevention and treatment of symptoms of seasonal allergies such as hay fever and year-round allergies to triggers such as animals or house dust. It contains the medicine fluticasone propionate which is part of a group of treatments called steroids (or corticosteroids) which work to reduce inflammation, swelling and irritation in the nose. It also helps to relieve your nose from itching, sneezing and blocked or runny symptoms.

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Strength

50mcg

Pack

1 Pack, 2 Pack, 3 Pack

Hay fever

Hay fever is usually worse between late March and September, especially when it’s warm, humid and windy. This is when the pollen count is at its highest.

Check if you have hay fever
Symptoms of hay fever include:

sneezing and coughing
a runny or blocked nose
itchy, red or watery eyes
itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears
loss of smell
pain around your temples and forehead
headache
earache
feeling tired
If you have asthma, you might also:

have a tight feeling in your chest
be short of breath
wheeze and cough
Hay fever will last for weeks or months, unlike a cold, which usually goes away after 1 to 2 weeks.

How to treat hay fever yourself
There’s currently no cure for hay fever and you can’t prevent it. But you can do things to ease your symptoms when the pollen count is high.

Do
put Vaseline around your nostrils to trap pollen
wear wraparound sunglasses to stop pollen getting into your eyes
shower and change your clothes after you’ve been outside to wash pollen off
stay indoors whenever possible
keep windows and doors shut as much as possible
vacuum regularly and dust with a damp cloth
buy a pollen filter for the air vents in your car and a vacuum cleaner with a special HEPA filter
Don’t
cut grass or walk on the grass
spend too much time outside
keep fresh flowers in the house
smoke or be around smoke – it makes your symptoms worse
dry clothes outside – they can catch pollen
let pets into the house if possible – they can carry pollen indoors

Side Effects

Like other medicines, Flixonase Nasule Drops can cause some side-effects. If they occur, they are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and need medical attention.

The most commonly reported side-effects are:

Sneezing
Irritation or dryness in the nose or throat
Bad taste or smell
Nose bleed
Difficulty in breathing
Rare side effects include:

Allergic reactions

Breakdown of tissue inside the nose (nasal septal perforation)
Cloudy lens in the eye (cataract), increased pressure of the eye that causes problems with vision (glaucoma). These eye problems occurred in people who used Flixonase Nasule Drops for a long time.

If any of these side effects persist, or are troublesome, see your doctor.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.

If you think you are having an allergic reaction to Flixonase Nasule Drops, TELL YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY or go to the emergency department at your nearest hospital. Symptoms usually include some or all of the following:

Wheezing
Swelling of the lips/mouth
Difficulty in breathing
Hay fever
Lumpy rash (“hives”)
Fainting

This is not a complete list of all possible side-effects. Others may occur in some people and there may be some side-effects not yet known.

Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you feel unwell, even if it is not on this list.

Further Information

For the patient information leaflet