Fluticasone Nasal Spray Generic Name & Formulations
Fluticasone propionate 50mcg/spray.
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Indications
Perennial nonallergic rhinitis.
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Dosage and Administration
Initially 2 sprays in each nostril once daily or 1 spray in each nostril twice daily (AM and PM). Maintenance: may reduce to 1 spray in each nostril daily. Max total daily doses: 2 sprays in each nostril (200mcg/day).
<4yrs: not established. ≥4yrs: initially 1 spray in each nostril once daily; may increase to 2 sprays in each nostril once daily. Maintenance: 1 spray in each nostril once daily. Max total daily doses: 2 sprays in each nostril (200mcg/day).
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Contraindications
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Boxed Warnings
Fluticasone Nasal 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. If adrenal insufficiency exists following systemic corticosteroid therapy, replacement with topical corticosteroids may exacerbate symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (eg, depression). Monitor for hypercorticism and HPA axis suppression (if occurs, discontinue gradually), growth in children, IOP, glaucoma, or cataracts. Consider eye exams if ocular symptoms develop or in long-term use. Monitor for candida infection or other nasal mucosal changes. Avoid eyes. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Pharmacokinetics
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Interactions
Avoid ritonavir. Caution with potent CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole).
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Adverse Reactions
Headache, pharyngitis, epistaxis, nasal burning, asthma symptoms, GI upset, cough, reduced growth velocity in children.
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Clinical Trials
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Note
Formerly known under the brand name Flonase.
Fluticasone Nasal Spray Patient Counseling