Avamys (Fluticasone Furoate) is a prescription nasal spray used to treat symptoms of allergic rhinitis that includes itching, runny/stuffy nose, sneezing, and watery, itchy red eyes. Avamys belong to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by reducing swelling in the nasal passages. Avamys is used in patients over the age of 6 years old.
We currently offer the brand Avamys from Canada by GSK. The generic version is unavailable.
Seek emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Avamys nasal spray. The common side effects may include nosebleeds, or sores in the nose.
Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of these serious side effects:
• Eye pain or facial pain;
• Painful swallowing;
• Persistent sore throat;
• Signs of nasal damage;
• White patches in your nose or back of your throat
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Fluticasone, or if you have any other allergies prior to taking this drug. You should also inform your doctor about your medical history, especially of recent nose problems, liver disease, eye problems, and infections. Tell your doctor about all the medications you take including prescription, nonprescription, vitamins, and herbal products. There may be a drug interaction between Fluticasone and other medications. Some medications may affect the removal of Fluticasone from your body, which may affect how this medication works. This may include HIV protease inhibitors such as lopinavir, and ritonavir. During pregnancy, this medication should only be used when needed. Discuss the risks with your doctor. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
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