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- What is fluticasone-nasal spray, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for fluticasone-nasal spray?
- Is fluticasone-nasal spray available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for fluticasone-nasal spray?
- What are the side effects of fluticasone-nasal spray?
- What is the dosage for fluticasone-nasal spray?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with fluticasone-nasal spray?
- Is fluticasone-nasal spray safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about fluticasone-nasal spray?
What is the dosage for fluticasone-nasal spray?
Fluticasone usually is administered as two sprays in each nostril once daily, or one spray in each nostril twice daily. After a few days of continuous use, one spray in each nostril once daily may be sufficient if using Flonase. The dose for children is 1 to 2 sprays in each nostril once daily.
Which drugs or supplements interact with fluticasone-nasal spray?
: Ritonavir (Norvir) and ketoconazole (Nizoral) may increase the blood concentrations of fluticasone and potentially increase its side effects. Drugs that reduce the action of liver enzymes that breakdown fluticasone should not be combined with fluticasone.
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