What is Xhance?
The nasal spray Xhance contains fluticasone propionate. Fluticasone propionate is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that blocks the release of chemicals in the body that trigger inflammation.
The nasal spray Xhance is a prescription medicine that is used to treat nasal polyps in adults.
It is not clear whether Xhance is effective and safe for children.
Before you use Xhance Nasal Spray, inform your doctor if you suffer from cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, liver disease, herpes simplex viruses of your eye, tuberculosis, or any other infections that cause ulcers, sores, or sores in your nose, or if you've recently suffered an injury or surgery to your nose.
Fluticasone may reduce blood cells, which help your body fight off infections. Be wary of being around those who are ill or suffer from illnesses. Consult your doctor to get preventive treatment if you've been exposed to measles or chicken pox. These diseases can be severe or even fatal for people who use Xhance nasal spray.
Follow all the instructions on your prescription label and on the label of your package. Inform your health care providers about your medical issues, allergies, and the medicines you are taking.
Do not apply Xhance Nasal Spray to anyone less than 18 years old.
Before you take this drug
It is not recommended to use Xhance if you have an allergy to fluticasone.
Fluticasone could reduce your immune system's strength, which makes it more likely for you to contract an infection or worsen an infection that you are already suffering from or have recently experienced. Discuss with your doctor any infection or illness you've experienced in the last few weeks.
To ensure that Xhance is suitable for you, inform your doctor if you have previously had:
- Sores or ulcers in your nose;
- The injury or operation on your nose;
- Glaucoma or cataracts
- Liver disease;
- An immune system that is weak;
- Any kind of illness (bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic).
See your doctor if you are nursing or expecting.
How to take Xhance?
Make sure you use Xhance exactly as directed by your physician. Follow the instructions on the prescription label and study all medication guides or instruction sheets.
Do not share this medication with anyone else, even if they suffer from the same symptoms as you do.
Be sure to read and adhere to any instructions for use that come along with your medicine. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you don't understand the instructions.
Make sure to shake the spray before every use.
If you've switched to fluticasone from a different steroid drug, do not stop taking it at once. Follow the instructions of your doctor about the dosage you should be tapering.
It could take a few days before you notice an improvement. Use the medication exactly according to the directions, and inform your physician if your symptoms don't improve after a few days of medication.
Keep Xhance stored in an upright location in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. The spray bottle should be thrown in the trash after using 120 sprays, even if there's still some medicine within the container.
Details on dosage
Normal Adult Dose to Treat Nasal Polyps: The dosage recommended for the nasal spray Xhance is 1 spray (93 mg of fluticasone propionate in a spray) within each nostril, twice every day (total daily dose of 372 mg).
Two sprays (93 mcg of fluticasone propionate for each spray) in each nostril two times every day may be beneficial in certain individuals (total daily dose: 744 mg).
The maximum daily dose cannot exceed two sprays per nostril, twice per day (total daily dosage, 744 mg).
What happens if I miss a dose?
Utilise the medicine as soon as you can; however, do not miss your missed dose if you are nearing the time to take the next dose. Do not take two doses at once.
What happens if I overdose?
Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.
A fluticasone overdose isn't likely to cause serious symptoms. The long-term use of steroid medicine could cause cataracts, glaucoma, the appearance of thinning skin and easy bruises, fluctuations in fat (especially around the neck, face, back, waist, and face), increased facial acne or menstrual troubles, facial hair, impotence, or a lack of interest in sexual activity.
What should be avoided, nasal spray Xhance?
Do not get the spray in your mouth or eyes. If this happens, you need to wash it off with water.
Beware of those with illnesses or suffering from illnesses. Contact your physician to get preventive treatment if you've been exposed to measles or chickenpox. These illnesses can be severe and even fatal for those who are taking Xhance.
Side effects of Xhance
Take immediate medical care. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as hives and rash, feeling lightheaded and breathing difficult, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,
See your doctor right away. If you suffer from:
- Persistent or severe nosebleeds;
- Noisy breathing, nasal congestion, or crusting around your nostrils
- Sores, redness, or white patches of your throat or mouth;
- Chills, fever, and body aches
- Eyestrain, blurred vision, or seeing halos in light sources;
- Any injury that is not able to heal,
- Symptoms of a hormone disorder include fatigue that is getting worse, muscle weakness, feeling lightheaded, nausea, and vomiting.
Steroids can cause growth issues in children. Don't use Xhance for children under the age of 18.
Common side effects of Xhance include:
- Minor nosebleeds Itching, burning, or burning in your nose;
- White patches or sores in the nose.
- Trouble breathing, cough;
- Headache, back pain;
- The sinuses, sore throat, and fever.
- Nausea, vomiting.
This isn't an exhaustive overview of the various adverse consequences. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical effects. It is possible to report any adverse negative effects to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.