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Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

By CIPLA LIMITED
10ml Nasal Spray in Bottle

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Fluticasone(50.0 Mcg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ALLERGIC

Medical Description

Flomist Nasal spray is used in treating symptoms of allergic rhinitis (sneezing, runny, stuffy nose, watery eyes, etc). It contains fluticasone as its active ingredient, belonging to the steroid group...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

Flomist Nasal spray is used to manage and treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis like sneezing, runny, stuffy or itchy nose, teary eyes, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

  • If you are allergic to fluticasone or any other ingredients of Flomist Nasal spray.
  • If your child is below 4 years old.
sideEffects

Side effects of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Altered taste
  • Loss of smell
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Flomist Nasal spray during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of Flomist Nasal spray 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 and its need.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Flomist Nasal spray while breastfeeding?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of Flomist Nasal spray 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 and its need.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Flomist Nasal spray?
A:
Flomist Nasal spray may make you dizzy and blur your vision. Thus, you should either be cautious or avoid driving while using this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used Flomist Nasal spray?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Flomist Nasal spray. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of drinking regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 Flomist Nasal spray.
  • 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.
  • Flomist Nasal spray should not be used in children below 4 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

How Does It Work?

Fluticasone in Flomist Nasal spray works by blocking certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergic reactions, reducing itching, redness, swelling.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

  • Use Flomist Nasal spray 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.
interactions

Interactions of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Flomist Nasal spray 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 have a plann...
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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 Flomist Nasal spray along with ketoconazole, itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), cobicistat-containing medicines and steroids should be avoided as you may be at an incre...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

  • Store Flomist Nasal spray 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.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Flomist Nasal Spray 10ml

Overdose

Excess of Flomist Nasal spray may lead to symptoms like fever, shaking, chills, headache, diarrhoea, cramping, vomiting, weakness, fatigue, weight gain. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any ...
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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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Flomist Nasal spray 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 Flomist Nasal spray 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 Flomist Nasal spray on my own?

A: No, you should not stop taking Flomist Nasal spray unless it is advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine, the symptoms may come back.

Q: Does Flomist Nasal Spray contain steroids?

A: Yes, Flomist Nasal spray contains a steroid medicine that is very effective and safe in improving the symptoms of nose allergy (allergic rhinitis).

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ContainsFluticasone(50.0 Mcg)
UsesAllergic rhinitis
Side effectsHeadache, altered smell or taste sensations, dryness of nose
Last Updated on: 02 Aug 2021 | 01:28 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 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 case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.