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Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md
Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md
Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
120md Nasal Spray in Bottle
343.83*
MRP 404.50
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Fluticasone Furoate(27.5 Mcg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-allergic

Medical Description

Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md is used in treating symptoms of allergic rhinitis (sneezing, runny, stuffy nose, teary eyes, etc). It contains fluticasone as its active ingredient, which belongs to a g
roup of medicines called steroids. You must use this medicine as directed by the doctor and follow all the instructions told to you. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md is used to manage and treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis like sneezing, runny, stuffy or itchy nose, teary eyes, etc.

Contraindications of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

  • If you are allergic to Fluticasone or any other ingredients of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md.
  • If your child is below 4 years old.

Side effects of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea
  • Fever, cough
  • Altered taste
  • Loss of smell
  • Nasal discomfort or irritation
  • Throat irritation and dryness
  • Nosebleed
  • Blurred vision (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md during pregnancy?
A:
  • As there is limited information available about the use of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md in pregnant women, consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy.
  • Your doctor will prescribe it to you if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md while breastfeeding?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md in a breastfeeding woman, consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe it to you if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md?
A:
Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md may make you dizzy and blur your vision. Thus, you should either be cautious or avoid driving while using this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have asthma.
  • You have had any nose injury or operation.
  • You are suffering from a nose infection.
  • This medicine when used in children may cause growth retardation. Thus, it is necessary to keep monitoring the height of children receiving prolonged treatment with Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md.
  • Continue using this medicine even if you may not feel that better right away, as it may take a few days for this medicine to work.
  • Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md should not be used in children below 4 years of age.

Mode of Action of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

How Does It Work?

Fluticasone in Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md works by blocking certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergic reactions, reducing itching, redness, swelling.

Directions for Use of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

  • Use Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Clean your nose by gently blowing over a handkerchief or tissue.
  • Insert the tip into the affected nose by tilting the head forward in the upright position.
  • Use the spray by squeezing the bottle once and inhale inwards.
  • Remove the tip from the nostril and repeat the same for the other nostril.
  • Do not forget to replace the cap tightly after use.
  • Should only be used in the nose, avoid contact with your eyes.

Interactions of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

Interactions with other medicines

  • Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you h
    ave a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
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  • Medicines like ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection) should not be used concomitantly along with this medicine unless necessary, as it is known to cause some severe side effects.
  • Concomitant use of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md along with ketoconazole, itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), cobicistat-containing medicines and steroids should be avoided as you may be
    at an increased risk of having side effects.
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Storage and disposal of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

  • Store Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md

Overdose

  • Excess of Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md may lead to symptoms like fever, shaking, chills, headache, diarrhoea, cramping, vomiting, weakness, fatigue, weight gain.
  • Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of these symptoms or feel you have used too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed one and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do no
t take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md safe during pregnancy?

A: The safety data of this medicine is not established during pregnancy. Thus, it should not be used unless it is prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md safe?

A: Yes, it is safe if used as prescribed by the doctor. Using it too frequently and for a prolonged duration can increase the risk of you having side effects.

Q: Can I stop taking Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md on my own?

  • No, you should not stop taking Avamys 0.05% Nasal Spray 120md unless it is advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good.
  • If you stop taking this medicine, the symptoms may come back.
Last Updated on: 29 Apr 2021 | 05:30 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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