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Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml

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FORMULAFluticasone Propionate 50 mcg
COMPANYGSK Consumer Healthcare
TYPESpray
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About

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml contains a steroid (Fluticasone Propionate) in an inhaler to help bring ease to patients suffering breathlessness, wheezing, and other symptoms of asthma. The steroid helps to reduce and prevent the swelling in the bronchioles and the bronchodilator aids in expanding the airways in the lungs by helping the lung muscles to relax and expand. These actions combiner make it easy for air to flow in and out of the lungs thereby making sure that sufficient oxygen is reaching the human body.

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is available upon prescription in an inhaler format. To use Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml, remove the cap off the inhaler and place the inhaler opening in the mouth and form a seal around the inhaler with your lips, and press on the canister on the top of the inhaler. Inhale deeply and if possible, hold your breath for 10 seconds to allow the medicine to reach your lungs. Usually, two puffs are prescribed, no time-lapse or lag is necessary between the two puffs. Remember to place the cap back on the inhaler after use.

It is recommended to rinse your mouth with water after each use of an inhaler to reduce the chance of a fungal infection. Use of Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is not to be stopped abruptly without the consent of a physician as that tends to worsen the symptoms of asthma. Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is a slow-acting drug and therefore must be taken regularly and a minimum of an hour before any strenuous exercise.

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 1 year but should only be prescribed to pregnant and lactating women, if necessary, while under the care of a physician. The intake of alcohol and cigarette and cigar smoking is prohibited while undergoing treatment with Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml. If the patient is having other prescription drugs along with Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml they must inform their doctor before taking Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml as drugs such as Erythromycin, Ketoconazole, and inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 3A4 are said to interact with Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml negatively.

Adverse effects such as sore throat, headaches, and sore throat are commonly felt by patients, and they tend to resolve on their own in a few hours today. If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Indications

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml can be used to treat:

  • Asthma 

How Does Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml Work?

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml contains a steroid (Fluticasone Propionate) in an inhaler to help bring ease to patients suffering breathlessness, wheezing, and other symptoms of asthma. The steroid helps to reduce and prevent the swelling in the bronchioles and the bronchodilator aids in expanding the airways in the lungs by helping the lung muscles to relax and expand. These actions combined make it easy to flow in and out of the lungs thereby making sure that sufficient oxygen is reaching the human body.

How To Use Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is available upon prescription in an inhaler format. To use Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml, remove the cap off the inhaler and place the inhaler opening in the mouth and form a seal around the inhaler with your lips, and press on the canister on the top of the inhaler. Inhale deeply and if possible, hold your breath for 10 seconds to allow the medicine to reach your lungs. Usually, two puffs are prescribed, no time-lapse or lag is necessary between the two puffs. Remember to place the cap back on the inhaler after use.

It is recommended to rinse your mouth with water after each use of an inhaler to reduce the chance of a fungal infection. Use of Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is not to be stopped abruptly without the consent of a physician as that tends to worsen the symptoms of asthma or COPDs.Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is a low-acting drug and therefore must be taken regularly and a minimum of an hour before any strenuous exercise.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

Patients aged 18 years and above are prescribed 2 puffs daily. Dosage may be altered during the treatment depending upon the patient’s symptoms.

Child Dosage

For younger patients, a puff of Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml per day is recommended. Dosage may be altered during the treatment depending upon the patient’s symptoms.

Elderly Dosage

Patients aged 65 years and above are prescribed 2 puffs daily.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml may be prescribed to pregnant and lactating women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml or any other drug or ingredient
  • Moderate to severe Adrenal Gland disease/impairment 
  • Cushing’s syndrome 
  • Cataract 

Precautions

 Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml:

  • Irregular bone density 
  • Mood swings in younger patients 
  • Mild to moderate Adrenal Gland disease/impairment 
  • Glaucoma 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml:

  • Ritonavir 
  • Erythromycin 
  • Ketoconazole 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Sore throat
  • Candidiasis 
  • Skin rash 
  • Fatigue 
  • Easy bruising 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Cough 
  • Joint pain 
  • Thrush in the throat 
  • Headache 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Sore throat - Can be eased by adding honey to warm drinks and having oral lozenges, to provide soothing relief to an irritated throat. Ginger tea has been known to decrease inflammation of an irritated throat thus, providing relief.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Skin Rash- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.
  • Easy Bruising- Patients are asked to ingest Vitamin C and K to help ease contusions on the skin caused by Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml. Patients are also advised to wear protective clothing before any form of sport or exercise.
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.

FAQs

#1. Can Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml be used to relieve sudden breathlessness or wheezing?

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is a slow-acting drug and therefore is recommended to be taken early in the day or a minimum of an hour before any strenuous exercise.

#2. How to Store Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3. Will Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml affect my sexual activity?

No, there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#4. Can I take Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml during my pregnancy?

Yes,Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#5. What are the common side effects caused by Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

  • Oral fungal infections 
  • Dry throat
  • Sore throat 

#6. Is it safe to have painkillers while taking Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

Yes. Over-the-counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#7. Is it safe to have Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml along with oral contraceptives?

Yes. There is no evidence to suggest that Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#8. How does Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml work?

Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml contains a steroid (Fluticasone Propionate) in an inhaler to help bring ease to patients suffering breathlessness, wheezing, and other symptoms of asthma. The steroid helps to reduce and prevent the swelling in the bronchioles and the bronchodilator aids in expanding the airways in the lungs by helping the lung muscles to relax and expand. These actions combined make it easy for air to flow in and out of the lungs thereby making sure that sufficient oxygen is reaching the human body.

#9. How long will I have to continue taking Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

It is a long-term treatment, and you might have to continue taking the medication even for the rest of your life.

#10. Is it safe to smoke cigarettes while undergoing treatment with Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

It is recommended to not smoke while taking Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml and especially if you have asthma or any COPD.

#11. What if I forget to take Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml?

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day, and an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml at the proper time and at least an hour before having any meal. If the patient misses a dose of Flixonase Aqueous Nasal 50mcg Spray 15 ml, they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

#12. Can lifestyle changes help with asthma?

Yes. You can adopt certain healthy lifestyle changes to help with high blood pressure. These include quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol, eating a wholesome diet consisting of fresh vegetables and fruits with the cut down on salt, and incorporating physical activity into your daily routine.

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