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Fluticasone Furoate Dosing

For adults and children over the age of 12 who are using fluticasone furoate, dosing typically starts at two sprays in each nostril once daily. The recommended dosage for children 2 to 11 years old is one spray in each nostril once a day. If needed, your healthcare provider may suggest that you increase or decrease your daily fluticasone furoate dosage after several days.

Fluticasone Furoate Dosage: An Introduction

The dose of fluticasone furoate (Veramyst™) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your fluticasone furoate dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Fluticasone Furoate Dosing for Nasal Allergies

The recommended starting fluticasone furoate dose for treating nasal allergies in adults and adolescents 12 years old and older is two sprays of fluticasone furoate in each nostril once daily (four sprays total). Your healthcare provider may recommend that you try to decrease your dose to one spray in each nostril once daily after a few days.
 
For children 2 to 11 years old, the recommended starting dose is one spray of fluticasone furoate in each nostril once daily. If needed, your child's healthcare provider may increase the dose up to two sprays in each nostril once daily.
 

General Fluticasone Furoate Dosage Information

Some considerations for people taking fluticasone furoate include the following:
 
  • Fluticasone furoate comes in nasal spray form. It is usually taken once a day.
     
  • Be sure to shake your fluticasone furoate bottle well before each use.
     
  • Blow your nose before each dose. Breathe in gently while spraying fluticasone furoate into your nose. Do not try to inhale the fluticasone furoate spray or breathe in too deeply, as the drug works when it comes in contact with the inside surfaces of the nose (not the throat or lungs).
     
  • Avoid aiming the spray toward the wall that separates your nostrils (in the middle of your nose, called the nasal septum). Spraying fluticasone furoate toward the nasal septum increases the risk of nosebleeds. Some people find it easiest to avoid this by holding the bottle in the opposite hand (by using the right hand to spray into the left nostril, and vice versa).
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Fluticasone furoate will not work if you stop taking it.
     
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Fluticasone Furoate Nasal Spray

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