Flixonase

Flixonase

fluticasone

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluticasone propionate (microfine)
Indications/Uses
Prophylaxis & treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis including hay fever & perennial rhinitis. Management of associated sinus pain & pressure in patients w/ allergic rhinitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr 2 sprays into each nostril once daily. Max daily dose: 4 sprays into each nostril. Childn 4-11 yr 1 spray into each nostril once daily. Max daily dose: 2 sprays into each nostril.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Infections of nasal airways. Caution when transferring patients from systemic steroid treatment. Additional therapy during abnormally heavy challenge of summer allergens. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Headache; unpleasant taste & smell; epistaxis; dryness & irritation of the nose & throat.
Drug Interactions
Ritonavir & potent CYP450 3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole).
ATC Classification
R01AD08 - fluticasone ; Belongs to the class of topical corticosteroids used for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Flixonase aqueous nasal spray 50 mcg/puff
Packing/Price
120 metered dose x 1's
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