flunisolide nasal spray, Aerospan (Nasalide, Aerobid, Aerobid HFA are discontinued) (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Flunisolide nasal spray is used for relieving symptoms associated with seasonal or perennial rhinitis due to allergies. Rhinitis is an inflammation of the soft, wet tissue lining the inside of the nose. The oral inhaler is used for treating asthma.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of flunisolide are:

Other adverse effects include:



PREPARATIONS: Nasal spray: 0.025 mg or 0.029 mg/spray. Oral Inhaler: 80 mcg/actuation.

STORAGE: Flnisolide should be stored at room temperature between 15 C - 30 C (59 F - 86 F) and should be protected from heat, and direct light.

DOSING: The canister should be shaken before each use.

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is two sprays in each nostril twice daily. The dose may be increased to 3 or 4 times per day.
  • In children ages 6-14 years, the usual starting dose is one spray in each nostril three times per day or two sprays in each nostril twice daily.
  • The adult dose for treating asthma is 2 inhalations twice daily not to exceed 8 inhalations per day.
  • The children's dose for treating asthma is 2 inhalations twice daily.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/22/2015

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