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Veramyst nasal spray

Generic name: fluticasone nasal [floo-tik-a-sone]
veramyst is the brand name for
drug class: nasal steroids

In the u.s., veramyst has been discontinued. There may be equivalents if generic versions have been approved.

What is Veramyst?

Veramyst is a nasal spray containing fluticasone furoate. Fluticasone furoate is a corticosteroid. This drug prevents substances from being released in the body that cause inflammation.

Veramyst nasal spray treats nasal congestion caused by seasonal or all-year-round allergy symptoms such as sneezing and a runny or itchy nose.children as young as two years of age can use veramyst.


Tell your doctor before using veramyst if you have any of the following conditions: glaucoma, cataracts, liver diseases, diabetes, the herpes virus in your eyes, tuberculosis, or other infections, ulcers, or sores within your nose.veramyst may be used for several days before symptoms begin to improve. If your symptoms don't improve within a week, tell your doctor.

Veramyst lowers blood cells, which help the body fight infection. Stay away from people with infections or illnesses. If you have been exposed to measles or chickenpox, call your doctor immediately for treatment. Fluticasone users may be at risk of serious or fatal conditions.

Veramyst should not be given to children younger than two years of age without consulting a doctor. Steroid medications can have an impact on growth. If you feel that your child's growth isn't normal while taking this medication, talk to your doctor.

Before you take this drug

Veramyst should be avoided if you have an allergy to fluticasone.

Fluticasone weakens your immune system and can make it more likely that you will contract an infection or exacerbate an existing infection. Inform your doctor of any illnesses or infections you've had in the last few weeks.

Tell your doctor about any of the following to ensure veramyst will be safe for you:

  • Sores and ulcers in the nose
  • You may need surgery or a nose injury.
  • Cataracts or glaucoma;
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes;
  • A weak immune system
  • Any type of infection, whether bacterial, fungal, or viral.

Inform your doctor of any pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Similar/related drugs

Prednisone, fluticasone nasal, cetirizine, loratadine, promethazine, zyrtec, and flonase

How to take Veramyst?

Veramyst should only be used as directed by your physician. Use veramyst only as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine should not be shared with anyone else, even if the other person has similar symptoms.

Veramyst can be sprayed into the nostrils 1 or 2 times per day. Please follow all instructions for not give veramyst to a child under 2 years of age. An adult should supervise any child who uses this nasal spray.

Prime your medicine to ensure you get the exact same dose every time. Veramyst nasal spray needs to be primed.

  • Before you start using a brand new bottle,
  • If you haven't used veramyst nasal spray for at least 30 days,
  • If the cap is missing from the bottle, it has to be at least 5 days old.
  • If the device doesn't seem to work correctly,

Veramyst nasal spray:

  • Shake the cap well. It is essential to do this in order for the liquid medicine to spray.
  • Remove the cap by pulling straight up and squeezing your finger grips.
  • The nozzle should be pointing away and upwards. Put your thumb or finger on the button. Then press the button six times, or until the fine mist comes out of the nozzle. Now the nasal spray can be used.

Blow your nose gently to clean your nostrils before taking the dose. Shake the bottle well. Do these three simple steps: press down, place, and repeat.

  1. Place
  • Lean your head slightly forward. The device should be held upright. Place the device in your nose.
  • The nozzle should be aimed away from your septum (the center of your nasal cavity). The medicine will reach the correct part of the nose.
  1. Presse
  • Press all the way on the button once to spray medicine into your nostrils while breathing in.
  • Avoid getting veramyst in your eye. Rinse your eyes with plenty of water if you accidentally do.
  • Remove the nasal nozzle. Take a deep breath through your mouth.
  1. Repeat the process.
  • To administer the medication to the opposite nostril, re-do steps 1 and 2 on the other nostril.
  • Repeat steps 1–3 if your doctor has instructed you to spray twice in each nostril.
  • After you finish taking the dose, replace the cap.

Veramyst nasal spray should only be used by children under adult may experience unpleasant withdrawal symptoms if you suddenly stop taking another steroid. Speak to your doctor before you stop using steroid medicine completely.your doctor will need to monitor your progress regularly in order to ensure that veramyst does not cause harmful side effects.

Your symptoms may not improve for several days. Continue to take the prescribed medication and inform your doctor of any symptoms that do not improve within a week.veramyst should be stored upright at room temperature, away from heat and moisture. After 120 sprays of the medicine, throw away the spray bottle.

Details on dosage

Adult dose for rhinitis:

Fluticasone furoate: spray 2 times in each nostril, once per day.
Once the maximum benefits have been obtained and all symptoms are under control, it may be possible to reduce the dose down to one spray per nostril every day.

The usual paediatric dose for hinitis is::

From 2–11 years old: fluticasone furoate: spray one in each nostril, once per day.
if your child is not responding adequately to one spray per nostril, you can use two sprays.
When maximum benefits have been obtained and the symptoms are under control, it may be beneficial to reduce the dose by 1 spray per nostril every day.

What happens if i miss the dose?

If you are almost due for the next dose, skip the dose that was missed. Never take two doses of the same medicine at once.

What happens if i overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

Overdoses of veramyst are unlikely to cause life-threatening symptoms. The long-term use of steroids can cause glaucoma and cataracts. It may also lead to changes in the body's fat, especially in areas like your neck, face, waist, and back.

Avoid this

Do not spray the spray into your mouth or eyes. Rinse with water if this happens.

You should avoid being around people with infections or illnesses. If you have been exposed to chickenpox or measles, call your doctor immediately for preventive treatments. Fluticasone nasal users can develop serious conditions or die from them.

Side effects of Veramyst

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergy to veramyst, get immediate medical attention: itching, rash, feeling dizzy, difficulty breathing, or swelling in your lips, face, tongue, or throat.

If you experience:

  • Nosebleeds that are severe or persistent
  • Noises in your breathing or a runny nasal discharge
  • Redness, sores, or white patches on your tongue or throat
  • Fever, chills, and body aches
  • Blurred vision or eye pain;
  • Any wound that does not heal
  • Signs of hormonal disorders include worsening fatigue or weakness in the muscles, feeling dizzy, nausea, and vomiting.

Children's growth can be affected by steroids. If your child's growth isn't normal while taking this medication, tell your doctor.

Veramyst effects include

  • Minor nosebleeds, burning, or itching of the nose
  • Sores, white spots, or patches on the inside of your nose or surrounding it
  • Coughing and difficulty breathing
  • Headache, back pain;
  • If you have a fever, a sore throat, or if you suffer from sinus pain
  • Nausea, vomiting.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Report side effects by calling the fda at 1-800-fda-1088.

Interaction with other drug

Inform your doctor of all other medications you are taking, including:

  • Antifungal medicine;
  • Antiviral medication to treat hiv/aids or hepatitis c

The list below is not exhaustive. Fluticasone nasal may also interact with other drugs, such as prescription or over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all drug interactions.