Flomist Nasal Spray is commonly available over the counter, without a doctor's prescription. It is available in the form of a nasal spray, and is used to treat seasonal or perennial non-allergic or allergic nasal symptoms, such as a blocked nose, runny nose, itchy nose, or sneezing. It could also be used to treat patients with itchy or watery eyes, as is common among patients with allergies in their eyes. It functions in your nose to reduce the effects of allergies caused by pollen, pet hair, mold, and the like, and also provides relief from swelling.
If you are using this medicine after buying it over the counter, follow the instructions on the package before using this medicine. If you have been prescribed this medicine by your doctor, do as directed. The usual recommended dose is once or twice a day. Take care that you do not accidentally put this medicine in your eyes. Rinse your eyes well if this happens. You are strongly advised to avoid overdosing on this drug.
Possible side effects are nausea, vomiting and nasal dryness or irritation. Consult your doctor immediately if you observe more serious and persistent side effects like difficulty in swallowing or severe nosebleeds.
Flomist Nasal Spray is used in the treatment of severe allergic reactions, allergy symptoms, asthma, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.
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.