Fluticasone 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.
£14.99 – £35.99
What is Fluticasone Propionate ?
Fluticasone nasal spray is used for the treatment of allergy symptoms and is the generic equivalent of Flixonase. It contains the medicine fluticasone proportionate which is part of a group of medicines known as steroids (also called corticosteroids). Steroids work by reducing inflammation, swelling and irritation within the nasal passages and help relieve itchy, blocked and runny noses and prevent sneezing.
Fluticasone is used for the prevention and treatment of inflammation caused by seasonal allergies such as hay fever and year-round allergies that can come from house mites or animals.
Fluticasone is used to prevent and treat:
Inflammation in the lining of your nose (rhinitis) due to seasonal allergies, such as Hayfever.
Inflammation in the lining of your nose (rhinitis) due to year round (perennial) allergies, such as
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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
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.
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
Things to avoid:
cut grass or walk on 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
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:
– Irritation or dryness in the nose or throat
– Bad taste or smell
– Nose bleed
– Difficulty in breathing
– Rare side effects include:
– 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:
– Swelling of the lips/mouth
– Difficulty in breathing
– Hay fever
– Lumpy rash (“hives”)
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.