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Fluticasone furoate is a medication that is used for treating common nasal allergy symptoms, such as itching, sneezing, and runny or stuffy nose. It has also been shown in studies to improve eye allergy symptoms. The medicine is available by prescription and comes as a nasal spray that is generally used once daily. Possible side effects of the drug include throat pain, nosebleeds, and headache.

What Is Fluticasone Furoate?

Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst™) is a prescription medication approved to treat sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, and nasal itching due to allergies (known medically as allergic rhinitis) in adults and children as young as two years old. Fluticasone furoate can be used to treat both seasonal allergies and allergies that occur all year long (known as perennial allergies).
(Click What Is Fluticasone Furoate Used For? for more information on specific fluticasone furoate uses, including possible off-label uses.)

Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with fluticasone furoate. However, not everyone who takes the drug 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. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of fluticasone furoate include, but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Fluticasone Furoate to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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