As with any medicine, side effects are possible with fluticasone propionate nasal spray. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. 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 reactions are less common.
Common fluticasone propionate nasal spray side effects include but are not limited to:
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