What is this drug used for?
• It is used to ease allergy signs.
Frequently reported side effects of this drug
Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:
• Adrenal gland problems like severe nausea, vomiting, severe dizziness, passing out, muscle weakness, severe fatigue, mood changes, lack of appetite, or weight loss.
• Severe stuffy nose
• Nasal sores
• Severe nosebleeds
• Abnormal nasal discharge
• Severe face pain
• Runny nose
• Nasal crusting
• Bone pain
• Severe sore throat
• Vision changes
• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.
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Medication Safety Issues
Clarispray may be confused with Claritin
Flonase may be confused with Flovent
Allegro: Brand name for fluticasone [Israel], but also the brand name for frovatriptan [Germany]
Allegro [Israel] may be confused with Allegra and Allegra-D brand names for fexofenadine and fexofenadine/pseudoephedrine, respectively, [US, Canada, and multiple international markets]
Storage and Stability
ClariSpray, Flonase, Flonase Allergy Relief, Good Sense Nasoflow: Store between 4°C to 30°C (39°F to 86°F).
Veramyst, Flonase Sensimist: Store between 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F); do not refrigerate or freeze. Store Veramyst in upright position with cap on.
Xhance: Store at 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Avoid exposure to extreme heat, cold, or light.
Avamys [Canadian product]: Store between 4°C to 30°C (39°F to 86°F); do not refrigerate or freeze. Store in upright position with cap on.
Central nervous system: Body pain, dizziness, generalized ache, headache
Endocrine & metabolic: Weight gain
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal distress, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, toothache
Local: Local irritation (nose)
Ophthalmic: Increased intraocular pressure
Respiratory: Acute asthma, acute sinusitis, blood in nasal mucosa, bronchitis, cough, dry nose, epistaxis, flu-like symptoms, nasal congestion, nasal mucosa ulcer (includes nasal septal ulceration), nasopharyngitis, oropharyngeal pain, pharyngitis, rhinorrhea, sinusitis
Rare but important or life-threatening: Altered sense of smell, anaphylactoid reaction, anaphylaxis, angioedema, blurred vision, bronchospasm, cataract, conjunctivitis, contact dermatitis, dry eye syndrome, dry throat, dysgeusia, dyspnea, esophageal candidiasis, eye irritation, facial edema, glaucoma, growth suppression, hoarseness, hypersensitivity reaction, intestinal candidiasis, nasal candidiasis, nasal septum perforation, pharyngeal candidiasis, pruritus, skin rash, sore throat, throat irritation, tongue edema, urticaria, voice disorder, wheezing