Avamys nasal spray

Avamys nasal spray contains a steroid called fluticasone propionate. It is available from Medicinesbymailbox online doctor.

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Avamys nasal spray

Avamys nasal spray

Prescription fees

Medicinesbymailbox supplies medicine on prescription and charges a small prescription fee based on the order value of each prescription.Prescriptions are issued by our doctors online and sent electronically to our pharmacy.If you have your own private paper prescription please post to our pharmacy (details).

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Any Order Value £0.00

Avamys product information

Avamys nasal spray contains an active ingredients called fluticasone propionate.
Fluticasone belongs to a group of medicines called glucocorticoids. It helps to reduce inflammation during an allergy and to relieve allergic symptoms.


How to take

The usual dose for hay fever is 2 sprays into each nostril once daily. Once symptoms are controlled, you may be able to reduce the dose to 1 spray each nostril. For specific directions, refer to the patient information leaflet.

You will usually feel the effects within 8 to 24 hours of use.

If your symptoms do not improve after 3 days, you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.


Side effects of Avamys

Like all medicines, Avamys might cause some side effects, although not everyone gets them.

The most common side effects associated are: nosebleed (minor, particularly with continuous use), nasal ulceration and headache. Side effects are usually mild but if you are concerned, speak to a doctor or pharmacist.


If you experience severe allergic reaction (very rare) such as difficulty breathing, swelling of eyes, nose or face, or an itchy rash, you should stop using Avamys and seek urgent medical advice.

For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet attached below.


Cautions

When ordering from Medicinesbymailbox, you may be required to fill in a series of Yes/No questionnaires to determine your suitability to the medication. You should NOT use Avamys without consulting a doctor if:
  • you are allergic to fluticasone propionate
  • you had eye conditions such as glaucoma or cataracts
  • you are taking other medications containing steroids
  • you are pregnant or breast feeding

Some medicines, such as ketoconazole used for the treatment of fungal infection and some HIV medicines, may increase the effect of Avamys. You should discuss this with your doctor as your dose might need to be adjusted.

Patient information leaflet

The 'patient information leaflet' supplied with the medication should be read before use.