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Side Effects of Fluticasone Furoate

Bloody nose, fever, headache, and cough are the most commonly reported side effects of fluticasone furoate. Although side effects are mild in most cases and generally don't require treatment, certain fluticasone furoate side effects are more serious and may require immediate medical attention. Alert your healthcare provider immediately if you develop any signs of steroid toxicity, an allergic reaction, or frequent, severe nosebleeds.

Fluticasone Furoate Side Effects: An Introduction

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with fluticasone furoate (Veramyst™). However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with fluticasone furoate. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of side effects with you.)

Common Side Effects of Fluticasone Furoate

Fluticasone furoate has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials in which the side effects in a group of people taking the drug are documented and compared to another group not taking the medicine. As a result, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
In these studies, the most common side effects of fluticasone furoate included:
  • Headaches -- in up to 9 percent of people
  • Nosebleeds -- up to 6 percent
  • Fever -- up to 5 percent
  • Cough -- up to 4 percent.
  • Throat pain -- up to 2 percent
  • Nasal sores -- up to 1 percent
  • Back pain -- up to 1 percent.
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