FLOMIST NASAL SPRAY 50 MCG
Flomist nasal spray falls into the category known as glucocorticoids / steroids.This is mainly recommended in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, perennial non - allergic or allergic nasal symptoms(a runny nose, blocked or itchy nose, sneezing etc.), eye allergies(watery or itchy eyes), oral lichen planus, skin disorders, and asthma.
The active ingredient present in Flomist nasal spray - 50 Mcg is Fluticasone Propionate BP.Each spray delivers 50 mcg of Fluticasone Propionate.The inactive or preservatives are Benzalkonium Chloride NF - 0.01 % w / v and Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol USP - 0.25 % w/v
How does it work:
Fluticasone propionate(trifluorinated corticosteroid with anti - inflammatory activity) has a widerange of effects on multiple cell types(for example - lymphocytes, macrophages, eosinophils,mast cells etc.) and mediators( for example - leukotrienes, cytokines, histamine, eicosanoids etc.) which are involved in inflammation.Flomist nasal spray - 50 Mcg works by reducing the effects of allergies due to mold, pet hair, pollen etc. and offers a relief from inflammation or swelling.
How to use this
The recommended starting dosage of Flomist spray for adult patients is 200 mcg or two 50 mcg sprays in each nostril once daily.For 12 years of age and older with seasonal allergic rhinitis dose, not more than 200 mcg is recommended.The usual dose is 1 to 2 sprays into each nostril once per day.You must prime the spray pump, shake the medicine, and do 5 test sprays in the air away from your face.It may take few days to see relieve from the symptoms and for best results keep using it as directed on the label or by your doctor.
Some common side-effects of Flomist nasal spray-50 Mcg are-mood swings, restlessness, weight gain, vomiting, nasal dryness or irritation, injection site reactions like redness, swelling or pain etc. You must consult your health specialist immediately if you observe these side - effects persistent for a longer duration or you experience side - effects like severe nose bleeding or difficulty in swallowing.
Precautions and Warning
Nasal Spray is found to be contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Fluticasone Propionate or to any inactive ingredient present in Flomist Nasal Spray.Inform your doctor about your medical history or any other medication you are takin.Consult with specialist in case of pregnancy and breastfeeding to know its side - effects.