AVAMYS Nasal Spray 120md
What is Fluticasone used for?
Fluticasone inhaler/nasal spray/respule/innospray is used for the treatment of the following:
- Allergic rhinitis
- Nasal congestion
- Nasal polyps
Fluticasone cream/ointment/lotion is used for the treatment of the following:
Fluticasone may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does Fluticasone work?
Fluticasone belongs to the class of drugs called corticosteroid drugs. This drug acts by preventing the release of certain inflammatory mediators that cause inflammation. Thus, it helps to decrease inflammation.
How to use Fluticasone?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use Fluticasone cream/ointment/lotion/inhaler/nasal spray/respule/innospray as prescribed by your doctor.
- Wash and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of Fluticasone cream/ointment/lotion to the affected area and rub gently.
- Remove the cap and shake the inhaler Hold the inhaler in front of the mouth and breath in slowly. Press the inhaler one time and breathe in as deeply as you can.
- Please follow the instructions provided in the leaflet while using Fluticasone innospray/respule .
- Insert the tip of the Fluticasone nasal spray bottle into the nostril gently. Then, breathe in slowly through the nostril. While breathing, squirt one spray into the nostril. Remove the bottle and breathe out through the mouth. Repeat the procedure as prescribed.
If you miss a dose of Fluticasone, please use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with Fluticasone?
Drugs that interact with Fluticasone include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Fluticasone?
The following are the most common side effects of Fluticasone cream/ointment/lotion :
- Excessive hair growth
- Hair bumps
- Skin discoloration
- Stretch marks
The following are the most common side effects of Fluticasone inhaler/nasal spray/respule/innospray :
- Appearance of redness, sores, or white patches in mouth or throat
- Difficulty swallowing
- Running nose
- Severe nosebleed
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using Fluticasone?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Fluticasone or similar drugs.
- Avoid spraying the medicine into the eyes.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
- Avoid contact with people who are infected with certain infections to prevent the spread of infection.
You are advised not to use Fluticasone if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using Fluticasone?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of tuberculosis, eye infections, liver disease and eye problems such as glaucoma and cataract.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about
- When to discard a Fluticasone nasalspray?
- Is it safe to use Fluticasone during pregnancy?
- How should Fluticasone cream be stored?
- Do I need to undergo any laboratory tests while using Fluticasone ointment?
It is advisable to keep a count on the number of sprays used from the container. Discard the container after using it for number of times specified on the package insert.
It is not advisable to use Fluticasone during pregnancy. However, consult your physician before using Fluticasone.
Fluticasone cream should be at room temperature away from sunlight, heat and moisture.
Yes, it is advised to undergo adrenal gland function tests while using Fluticasone ointment.
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