Flonase Problems

As with many other medications, Flonase® (fluticasone propionate nasal spray) can cause problems. Some of the most common side effects of Flonase include:
If side effects do occur, they tend to be minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. However, there are some potentially serious risks with Flonase that require immediate medical attention. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience Flonase problems such as:
  • Signs of steroid toxicity, including:


    • Changes in your menstrual period
    • Acne-like skin problems
    • Weight gain in the abdomen (stomach), face, neck, or upper back
    • Unexplained stretch marks on the skin 


  • Frequent infections or infections that do not go away
  • Frequent, severe nosebleeds
  • Asthma symptoms, such as wheezing or difficulty breathing
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained rash, hives, itching, and unexplained swelling.
(Click Flonase Side Effects for more information on possible problems with Flonase, including potentially serious side effects that may require immediate medical care. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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