Flunisolide Spray

  • Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)

Flunisolide Spray Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Flunisolide 25mcg/spray; nasal soln.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

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Flunisolide Spray Indications


Seasonal or perennial rhinitis.

Flunisolide Spray Dosage and Administration


≥15yrs: initially 2 sprays in each nostril twice daily; may increase to 2 sprays 3 times daily. Max 8 sprays/nostril per day.


<6yrs: not recommended. 6–14yrs: initially 1 spray in each nostril 3 times daily or 2 sprays twice daily; max 4 sprays/nostril per day.

Flunisolide Spray Contraindications


Untreated nasal infections.

Flunisolide Spray Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Flunisolide Spray Warnings/Precautions


Maintain regular regimen. Respiratory tract tuberculosis. Infections (eg, ocular herpes simplex). If exposed to measles or chickenpox, consider anti-infective prophylactic therapy. Reduce dose as condition improves. May use nasal decongestants if needed. Discontinue if no effect after 3 wks. If adrenal insufficiency exists following systemic corticosteroid therapy, replacement with topical corticosteroids may exacerbate symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (eg, depression). Monitor for growth suppression in children. Monitor for hypercorticism and HPA axis suppression (if occur discontinue gradually), and candida infection or other nasal mucosal changes. Avoid eyes. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Flunisolide Spray Pharmacokinetics

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Flunisolide Spray Interactions

Flunisolide Spray Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Nasal discomfort, congestion, sneezing, epistaxis, lacrimation, sore throat, nausea, headache, loss of taste and smell, septal perforation, hypercorticism, fungal overgrowth, impaired wound healing, glaucoma, reduced growth velocity in children.

Flunisolide Spray Clinical Trials

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Flunisolide Spray Note


Formerly known under the brand names Nasalide, Nasarel.

Flunisolide Spray Patient Counseling

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