Furamist 27.5mcg Nasal Spray Description:
Fluticasone belongs to a class of drugs called glucocorticoids/steroids. It prevents the release of the substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies..
Furamist 27.5mcg Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.
Is Furamist an antibiotic/steroid/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinergic drug?
Furamist is a steroid but not an antibiotic/anti-histaminic/anti-cholinerhic/decongestant drug.It is used to treat nasal congestion (decongestant) and other symptoms caused by allergies or conditions like asthma
Does it contain sulfa?
It does not contain sulfa
Is Furamist available over the counter?
No. Furamist is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter
Is Furamist the same as Nasonex/Flonase?
Furamist is also available in the branded form as Flonase nasal spray
Does it contain acetaminophen?
However, Nasonex consists of another drug called Mometasone also used for treating nasal allergies. Acetaaminofen is a different medication
What is used for?
Fluticasone (in the form of inhaler) is used to treat symptoms of asthma and nasal inflammation such as coughing, wheezing, blocked nose, runny nose
Is Furamist used for cold?
It is also used as topical cream to treat various skin allergi