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What is this medicine?
FLUTICASONE (floo TIK a sone) is a corticosteroid. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of allergies like sneezing, itchy red eyes, and itchy, runny, or stuffy nose. This medicine is also used to treat nasal polyps. One 15.8 mL bottle lasts one month; three 18.8 mL bottles is a three-month supply.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
Active ingredient: Fluticasone propionate 50 mcg
Inactive ingredients: benzalkonium chloride, dextrose, microcrystalline cellulose, phenylethyl alcohol, polysorbate 80, purified water, sodium carboxymethylcellulose
What should I tell my healthcare provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for use in the nose. Follow the directions on your product or prescription label. This medicine works best if used at regular intervals. Do not use more often than directed. Make sure that you are using your nasal spray correctly. After 6 months of daily use for allergies, talk to your doctor or health care professional before using it for a longer time. Ask your doctor or health care professional if you have any questions.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. Some products have been used for allergies in children as young as 2 years. After 2 months of daily use without a prescription in a child, talk to your pediatrician before using it for a longer time. Use of this medicine for nasal polyps is not approved in children.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not use double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Visit your healthcare professional for regular checks on your progress. Tell your healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox, or if you develop sores or blisters that do not heal properly.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Avoid exposure to extreme heat, cold, or light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.