Generic Flonase Nasal Spray for Treatment of Rhinitis

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Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray) is indicated for the treatment of the nasal symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic and nonallergic rhinitis.

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Generic Flonase Nasal Spray for Treatment of Rhinitis

  1. 1. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray) is used to treat nasal symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic and nonallergic rhinitis in adults and pediatric patients 4 years of age and older. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Active Ingredient The active pharmaceutical ingredient contained in Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray) is Fluticasone Propionate. Each spray delivers Fluticasone Propionate IP 50 mcg. The bottle contains 100 metered doses. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Recommended Dosage The recommended starting dosage of Generic Flonase Nasal Spray for adult patients is 200-mcg once-daily regimen (two 50-mcg sprays in each nostril once daily). An alternative 200-mcg/day dosage regimen can be given as 100 mcg twice daily (one 50-mcg spray in each nostril twice daily). © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Contraindications Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray), manufactured by Cipla Ltd., is contraindicated in patients with the following conditions: ➔Hypersensitivity to Fluticasone Propionate , or any inactive component of this medication. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Side Effects of Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray) The most common side effects are Headache, Pharyngitis, Epistaxis, Nasal burning/nasal irritation, Nausea/vomiting, Asthma symptoms, and Cough. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Warnings And Precautions ➔Intranasal corticosteroids may cause a reduction in growth velocity when administered to pediatric patients . ➔Use of excessive doses of corticosteroids may lead to signs or symptoms of hypercorticism and/or suppression of HPA function. ➔Intranasal corticosteroids should be used with caution, if at all, in patients with active or quiescent tuberculous infections of the respiratory tract; untreated local or systemic fungal or bacterial infections; systemic viral or parasitic infections; or ocular herpes simplex. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Warnings And Precautions ➔Patients should be warned to avoid exposure to chickenpox or measles and, if exposed, to consult their physician without delay. ➔Patients should not increase the prescribed dosage but should contact their doctor if symptoms do not improve or if the condition worsens. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Overdose Chronic overdose of Generic Flonase Nasal Spray (Flomist Nasal Spray), may result in signs/symptoms of hypercorticism. Intranasal administration of 2 mg (10 times the recommended dose) of fluticasone propionate twice daily for 7 days to healthy human volunteers was well tolerated. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Flonase Nasal Spray Flomist Nasal Spray manufactured by Cipla Ltd. For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland

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