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Fluticasone Propionate for Allergies

Fluticasone propionate nasal spray (Flonase®) is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of:
 
  • Seasonal or perennial (year-round) nasal allergy symptoms in adults and children as young as four years old
  • Nonallergic nasal symptoms in adults and children as young as four years old.
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Some of the specific allergy symptoms that can be treated with fluticasone propionate include nasal congestion, sneezing, and runny nose. The nasal spray can be used every day or just on the days when symptoms occur.
 
This medication is a type of steroid. It decreases inflammation by limiting the body's ability to produce an immune system reaction. Before using the drug, talk to your healthcare provider if you have any infections, sores inside your nose, or other allergies.
 
(Click What Is Fluticasone Proprionate Nasal Spray Used For? for some background information on allergies and why they occur. This article also talks about other uses for this medication and its use in children.)
 

Fluticasone Propionate for Allergies

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