Flonase Drug Information

Flonase® (fluticasone propionate nasal spray) is a prescription medication used for treating sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching (known medically as rhinitis) in adults and children. This nasal spray is approved to treat these symptoms that are caused by either allergies (known as allergic rhinitis) or other causes (known as non-allergic rhinitis).
Although most people tolerate this medication well, it is not suitable for everyone. Before starting treatment with Flonase, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you may have or any other medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements). Some of the common side effects of this medication include nosebleeds, headaches, and a sore throat.
The Flonase dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, based on factors such as your age, other medications you are currently taking, other medical conditions you may have. Flonase comes in the form of a nasal spray and is typically taken once or twice a day. Flonase only comes in one strength -- Flonase nasal spray, containing 120 sprays in each bottle, with 50 mcg of Flonase in each spray. For more Flonase drug information, talk to your pharmacist or healthcare provider.
(Click Flonase for a more in-depth look at important Flonase drug information, including how this medication works and detailed information on its effects, potential side effects, and general precautions.)
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