Flonase nasal spray is for use in adults and children who are at least 4 years old. HOWEVER, I cannot smell ANYTHINGand I can BARELY taste anything at all. We stopped using Flonase about a week ago. Intranasal steroid sprays are safe for long-term use, and there is little evidence to indicate they cause significant systemic side effects. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose. She has a passion for medical writing and has written stacks of research articles.
Steroid sprays reduce swelling inflammation and mucus in the nose, and usually work well. Footnotes Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work. I thought this was the wonder drug for my sinuses, little did I know thirteen years of yeast infections were caused by this. Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, Flonase Nasal Spray should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Unfortuantely after a week of taking the recommended dose of the nasal spray I usually become agitated, dizzy and chronically tired but unable to rest and relax. Patients previously treated for prolonged periods with systemic corticosteroids and transferred to topical corticosteroids should be carefully monitored for acute adrenal insufficiency in response to stress. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient.
Hold the spray bottle upright. However, you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using a steroid nasal spray if you: Have recently had surgery on your nose. I have heart palpitations and yes, my blood pressure raised and the itching of my entire body has been unbearable. When to Make Use of the Nose in a Medical Emergency. Some patients with chronic allergic and nonallergic rhinitis use intranasal steroid sprays for years. Making Decisions for Your Health: Getting the Info You Need. US National Library of Medicine. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information - verify here. March 25, at pm.