Flonase: Nasal Spray for Allergy Relief

Flonase is a nasal spray that contains fluticasone propionate, a corticosteroid that helps in reducing inflammation in the nasal passages and relieving symptoms of allergies.
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Drug
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Available over the counter at pharmacies.
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Prepared by Shruti Sahoo, reviewed by Dr. Eugene Smith

Flonase FAQ


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What is Flonase nasal spray?

Flonase is a nasal spray containing fluticasone propionate. Fluticasone propionate is a corticosteroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Flonase Nasal Spray is used to treat nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes caused by seasonal or year-round allergies.

What is fluticasone (Flonase)?

Fluticasone (Flonase) is a nasal spray that treats allergy symptoms like sneezing, itching and a runny or stuffy nose.

How does Flonase work?

1. How it works Flonase is a brand (trade) name for fluticasone nasal spray. Flonase (fluticasone) is thought to work by controlling the release of prostaglandins and other substances that promote inflammation. Fluticasone reduces inflammation and relieves itching. It can also help constrict (narrow) blood vessels.

Is Flonase nasal spray safe for children?

FLONASE Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used to treat non- allergy nasal symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, and nasal itching in adults and children aged 4 years and older. It is not known if FLONASE Nasal Spray is safe and effective in children younger than 4 years of age. Who should not use FLONASE Nasal Spray?

What is Flonase used for?

Flonase relieves nasal symptoms such as a runny, stuffy nose, sneezing, and nasal itching in adults and children aged four years and older. Indicated for the relief of perennial nonallergic rhinitis (nasal congestion and stuffiness that occurs all year round) in adults and children aged 4 years and older

Is Flonase nasal spray safe for a 4 year old?

FLONASE Nasal Spray is an over-the-counter and prescription medicine used to treat non-allergy nasal symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, and nasal itching in adults and children aged 4 years and older. It is not known if FLONASE Nasal Spray is safe and effective in children younger than 4 years of age.

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