IMPORTANT NOTE: The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.
Pronounced: (flew-TICK-uh-sown FYU-row-ate)
Fluticasone Furoate Nasl Uses
Fluticasone is used to treat seasonal and year-round allergy symptoms such as stuffy/runny nose, itching, and sneezing. It may also reduce other symptoms of seasonal allergies such as red, itchy, and watery eyes. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling (inflammation) in the nasal passages.
How To Use Fluticasone Furoate Nasl
Read the Patient Information Leaflet before you start using fluticasone and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Use this medication in the nose as directed by your doctor, usually once a day. Do not spray in your eyes or mouth.
Gently blow your nose before using this drug. Shake the container well before each use. Follow the instructions on how to properly prime the bottle if you are using it for the first time, if you have not used it for more than 30 days, or if you have left the cap off for 5 or more days.
Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use it more frequently than directed since this may increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may start you on a higher dose at the beginning of treatment until your symptoms are controlled, then decrease your dose after that.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.
Clean the applicator regularly. Keep track of the number of sprays used from the container. Discard the container after you have used the number of sprays specified on the manufacturer's package.
This medication does not work immediately. It may take several days before you get the full benefit of this drug. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.
Information last revised February 2011 Copyright(c) 2011 First DataBank, Inc.