Drug Uses

Flonase is a cortiscosterioid used for seasonal and perennial allergies (hay fever) and asthma.

General Information

Fir or pine needle oil should not be used with this medicine if you have asthma. Talk to your doctor BEFORE using any herbals with this medicine.

How Drug Works

Cortiscosterioids reduce the inflammation process, by suppressing the reaction of certain cells.

How Taken

This medicine is generally used once daily. Shake gently before each dose. For best results, this medicine should be taken continuously, even if you start feeling better. Do not skip doses. Always follow your doctors instructions on dosing.

Possible Side Effects

bad smell or taste
nose bleeds


Avoid anyone who has chicken pox or measles while taking this medicine.
Patients with compromised immune systems are at higher risk of infection.


For emergencies, seek medical attention immediately. For non emergencies, contact your local or regional poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.

Drug Interactions

Ketoconazole (Nizoral) and perhaps other AZOLE antifungals and ritonavir (Norvir) may increase the effects of this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more information on drug interactions.

Missed Dose

Take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double doses.


Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.


If you are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant talk to your doctor about the risk versus the benefits of taking this medicine during pregnancy. For nursing mothers, talk to your pediatrician about possible risks to your baby while breast-feeding with this medicine.

More Information

For more information, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or health care provider.


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