Health: Allergies Wellness Center
  • Search Wellness Centers
  • Find a Pharmacy
    Enter your Zip code or city to find your Local Pharmacy
  • Spring Allergies FY15 Zone 2 banner

  • Allergies Wellness Center
  • Flonase (Fluticasone)

    Flonase (fluticasone) is a corticosteroid that works directly on the nasal passages to reduce swelling and inflammation, and is used to relieve seasonal and year-round, allergic and non-allergic nasal symptoms.

  • Fluticasone Spray Nasal

    Related Topics

    1.   See interactions with nutritional supplements and food, and how they may increase the effectiveness or reduce side effects with this medicine

    2. Fluticasone
    3. Taking a different form of this medicine?

    4. See additional forms

    Pronounced

    "flew-TICK-uh-sown"

    Common brand names:

    Flonase

    Uses

    Fluticasone is used to relieve seasonal and year-round, allergic and non-allergic nasal symptoms such as stuffy/runny nose, itching, and sneezing. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling (inflammation) in the nasal passages.

    How to Use This Medication

    Read the Patient Information Leaflet before you start using fluticasone and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

    Use this medication in the nose as directed by your doctor, usually once or twice a day. Do not spray in your eyes.

    Gently blow your nose before using this drug. Shake the container gently before each use. Follow the instructions on how to properly prime the bottle if you are using it for the first time or if you have not used it for a week or more.

    Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use it more frequently than directed since this may increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may start you on a higher dose for the first few days of treatment until your symptoms are controlled, then decrease your dose after that.

    Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time(s) each day.

    Clean the applicator regularly. Keep track of the number of sprays used from the container. Discard the container after you have used the number of sprays specified on the manufacturer's package.

    This medication does not work immediately. You may feel an effect as soon as 12 hours after starting treatment, but it may take several days before the full benefit of this drug takes effect. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.


  • Used with permission. ©2014 Walmart. All Rights Reserved. 

     
    Important Walmart Disclaimer: All content provided is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to substitute for the diagnosis, treatment, or advice of a medical professional. Consult your medical professional for guidance before changing or undertaking any diet, exercise or health program, or before using any prescription or over-the-counter drug. Neither the author nor Walmart.com assumes any responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretation of the subject matter. Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party, product, service or information provided on this site. If you have dietary restrictions and/or allergies, always read the ingredient list carefully for all products prior to consumption. If the ingredient list is not available on the product, check with the product manufacturer, or do not consume the product.

  • You may like...

    • Allegra 24 Hour Allergy Relief, 5ct

      $548

    • Zyrtec 24 Hour Allergy Tablets 10 mg, 14 ct

      $1242

    • Bissell 2X Pet Stain and Oder Formula

      $2732

    • Reckitt Benckiser Sore Throat and Cough Lozenges RAC74016

      $486

    • Alka Seltzer Effervescent Single Dose Tablets ACM12406

      $3053

    • RZ Mask 83306-R Hot Pink Regular

      $2586

    • Motrin Ib ACM13367

      $35093

    • Swift first aid Pain Stoppers Extra Strength Pain Relievers - 163250 SEPTLS71...

      $1507

    • DM Max Strength Expectorant and Cough Suppressant, 28 Tablets per Bottle

      $2567

    • Mabis 650-8900-9712 Professional Strength STOPAIN - Case of 12

      $13841

    • Sinus Relief, 12 per Pack

      $1409

    • Antacid Calcium Carbonate Medication, 50 Doses

      $1859

    • Swift First Aid 714-166183 Cedaprin 250-Bx

      $3696

    • Medline Cetirizine Tablets OTC6817N

      $3236

    • Reckitt Benckiser DM Max Strength Expectorant and Cough Suppressant RAC07214

      $2919

    • Midol Menstrual Complete Caplets PFYBXMD50

      $5232

    • Tylenol Extra-strength tylenol ACM40900

      $94099

    • PhysiciansCARE PhysiciansCare Xpress Non-Aspirin Packet ACM90221

      $583

    • Pfy BXPB25 Pepto Bismol Tablets 25 per Box

      $4124

    • Advil ACM15000

      $3338

    • Guardian FAAT 100 Antacid Packs with 2 Tablets

      $3075

    • Advil liqui-gels ACM016902

      $4660

    • PhysiciansCARE PhysiciansCare Bandage Shear ACM90292

      $1024

    • 3m Nexcare Active Extra Cushion Flexible Foam Bandages, 1 1/16 X 3, Adhesive MCO99512

      $649

    • Swift First Aid 714-2108250 Multi Symptom Cold Tablets 250-Bx

      $4219

    • Herb Throat Drops, Cherry Honey, 24/Box

      $2259

    • Lil Drugstore 58030 Single-Dose Ibuprofen Tablets Refill Packs, 30 Packets/Box

      $3539

    • Bayer Aspirin, 2 Tablets per Pack, 50 Packs per Box ACE12408

      $2846

    • PhysiciansCARE PhysiciansCare Non Aspirin Pain Reliever ACM40800

      $2371

    • Children's Expectorant Cough Suppressant, Cherry, 4 oz Bottle

      $966

    • air" Sport Extreme Oxygen - Performance Enhancing Nasal Breathing Aid, 12 ct

      $1998

  • Allergy Relief Costs Less at Walmart

     
    If spring allergies, fall allergies or food allergies are holding you back, the Allergies Wellness Center is a great place to get relief for less. Find expert tips on keeping allergens at bay, and save on air purifiers, allergy medicine, nasal strips and sprays that can help make sure you stay sniffle free. From pollen to dander, our Allergy Wellness Center can help any time of year. And if your allergies require prescription medications, be sure for check out all the ways you can save at our Pharmacy.