Fluticasone furoate belongs to a class of medications called glucocorticoids. It is indicated for the treatment of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.
Fluticasone furoate is used intranasally as nasal spray.
Patients ≥12 years of age:
2 sprays per nostril once daily.
Children 2-11 years of age:
1 spray per nostril once daily.
Gently blow your nose to clear your nostrils. Close 1 nostril. Tilt your head forward slightly and keep the bottle upright, carefully insert the nasal applicator into the other nostril. Point the nozzle toward the outer side of the nostril and away from the centre of your nose. Press firmly and breathe gently inward through the nostril, then breathe out through your mouth. Repeat in the other nostril.
Common side effects of Fluticasone furoate include headache, candidiasis, nosebleed, nasal ulceration, nasal congestion, and nasopharyngitis.
People who are allergic to Fluticasone or any component of the formulation.
Common dosing schedule:
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Fluticasone furoate may interact with:
Please notify your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking the above medication, dosage adjustments might be needed.
In Hong Kong, Fluticasone furoate is a prescription only medicine, and requires a prescription from a doctor to be purchased in a pharmacy. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
Need more information?
For detailed information about the use of Fluticasone Furoate in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.