flixonase nasal spray is a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny nose, sneezing, and sinus discomfort. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that cause inlammation (swelling) and allergies, thus relieving the discomfort and irritation in your nose.
You should always use flixonase nasal spray as advised by your doctor. To get the full benefit of the medicine you should use it regularly. Normally, you should blow your nose gently before using it, keep one nostril closed while applying the medicine into the other, and then sniff hard to make sure it reaches deep into the nose. Then repeat for the other nostril.
Nasal irrigation is a very common side effect of this medicine. It may also cause nosebleed and headaches in some patients. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. Using corticosteroids like this medicine makes you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations which make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it’s best not to smoke.
Before using this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.
USES OF FLIXONASE NASAL SPRAY
Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
Severe allergic reactions
Treatment of Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
BENEFITS OF FLIXONASE NASAL SPRAY
In Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies
flixonase nasal spray belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. When it is sprayed into your nose it will reduce swelling and irritation and relieve symptoms such as blocked or stuffy nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. It is less likely than some other medicines to cause high blood pressure or changes in your sodium or potassium levels. This medicine works in your nose to block the effects of substances like pollen, dust mites, and mold that can trigger allergic reactions. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities without worrying so much about getting an allergic reaction. It may not work straight away, so use it regularly as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement after a week, talk to your doctor.
In Treatment of Skin conditions with inflammation & itching
flixonase nasal spray is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. It reduces the redness, rash, pain, or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
You should always use it as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FLIXONASE NASAL SPRAY
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Flixonase
- Nasal irritation
HOW TO USE FLIXONASE NASAL SPRAY
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose. As you spray, breathe gently and keep the head upright. Repeat the same process for the other nostrils.
HOW FLIXONASE NASAL SPRAY WORKS
flixonase nasal spray is a steroid medicine. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the skin red, swollen and itchy due to skin conditions such as atopic eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis.