About Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg
Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg is used as inhalation, prescribed as prophylactic therapy as in maintenance treatment of asthma. It is also indicated for patients who require oral corticosteroid therapy for asthma to assist in discontinuing or reducing the total oral dose.
When applied topically, it helps provide relief from inflammation and pruritus associated with corticosteroid-responsive dermatitis. This medicine is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is used to treat atopic dermatitis, nummular dermatitis, psoriasis, etc., when used in combination with other medications as a cream.
Manufacturer of Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg
Furamist is manufactured by Cipla Ltd, a multinational Indian company. Cipla sells active pharmaceutical ingredients in pharmaceutical and personal care products internationally in collaboration with other manufacturers. Cipla Ltd is one of the largest manufacturers of antiretroviral drugs in the world.
Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg composition
All sprays of Furamist contain fluticasone furoate 27.5 Mcg. Fluticasone furoate is a manufactured Trifluorinated corticosteroid with potent anti-inflammatory movement. The exact mechanism by which fluticasone furoate affects the symptoms of rhinitis is not known.
Corticosteroids have been shown to have a wide range of actions on many cell types involved in inflammation, such as mast cells, eosinophils, neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes, and mediators such as histamine, eicosanoids, leukotrienes, cytokines, and others.
Uses of Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg
It is used to reduce symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis with inflammation of the lining of the nose, such as stuffy nose, itching, and sneezing. Its main ingredient, Fluticasone furoate , inhibits the release of inflammatory substances in the body and as a nasal spray of inhalers improves breathing in patients suffering from nasal blockage, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes.
This medicine is mainly used to treat the following problems:
Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Perennial allergic rhinitis
How does Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg work?
The Fluticasone present in it begins its action by blocking certain natural substances in the body that cause inflammation and allergies in our body and this reduces itching, redness, swelling. This medication is a synthetic corticosteroid which binds with high affinity to the glucocorticoid receptor.
It also acts to inhibit cytosolic phospholipase A2, which helps control the biosynthesis of potent inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes, thereby reducing inflammation.
How to take Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg?
Use exactly as your healthcare provider has told you to use it. The healthcare provider will tell you how much to use and when to use it. Shake it lightly before using it.
Remove the plastic dust cap from the spray’s pump tip. Hold the bottle upright with two fingers on the shoulders of its pump unit and your thumb on the bottom of the bottle. Press upward with your thumb and release for pumping action.
For each spray, press down firmly on the pump and tilt your head down while inhaling slowly through your nostrils. When you’re done using it, wipe the tip with a clean tissue or cloth. Put the dust cap back on the spray pump end of the bottle.
The medicine is for use in the nose only and is not to be used in your eyes or mouth. If it gets into your eyes, rinse your eyes with plenty of water for 10 minutes and consult your doctor.
The recommended starting dose of Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg is two sprays in adults. If there is a benefit from its regular use, then it can also be reduced. Children should take the starting dose of 27.5 mcg once a day. Its dosage can be increased or decreased by the doctor and used exactly as directed by your doctor.
What should I do if Skip a dose?
If you forget to apply your Furamist Nasal Spray, use it as soon as you remember. If it’s close to the time you’re supposed to use it next, wait until this time. Never use extra to make up for the missed dose, as it can lead to side effects.
If you have been using Furamist regularly, be sure to talk to your doctor before stopping using it as your condition may get worse if you stop suddenly
Side Effects of Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg
Like all medicines, side effects can be observed when using this medicine, although not everyone gets these side effects.
Flaking of the nose
Nose bleeds or runny nose
A hole in the cartilage between your nose
Whistling sound whenever you breathe can be a symptom of nasal septal perforation
Slow wound healing
Having thrush and fungal infection in your nose and throat
Having eye problems such as glaucoma or cataracts
Having immune system problems can increase your risk of infection. Therefore, while using it avoid coming in contact with people who have infectious diseases like chickenpox or measles
Fever or aches, chills, and tiredness
Fatigue, weakness, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure
Slow or delayed growth in children
Some common side effects may occur from its use.
Change in taste
Drug interactions of Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg
You may experience Severe and moderate side-effects when taking Furamist with the following medicines –
- Mifty Kit
- Unwanted Tablet
- Unwanted Kit Tablet
- Pregnot 200 Tablet
- Average interactions
- Diamox Tablet
- Iopar SR Capsule
- Acetamide 250 Mg Tablet
- AC Mox Tablet
- Ipilimumab Injection
- Amaryl MV 2mg Tablet SR
Talk to your doctor before use if you are allergic to the product or any other ingredients.
Have a nose wound, nose surgery, or a nose injury and have eye or vision problems, such as cataracts or glaucoma and increased pressure in your eye.
Contact a doctor if you have an eye infection caused by tuberculosis or any untreated fungal, bacterial, viral infection, or ringworm.
If you have chickenpox or measles and are not feeling well or have any other symptoms that you do not understand, go to the doctor immediately.
Not much is known about whether it is safe or effective in children under 12 years of age.
If pregnant or planning to become pregnant, consult a doctor for the safety of the baby. Secondly, even if you are breastfeeding, tell the doctor before using it.
How to store?
Store it in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets and do not refrigerate or freeze. Never use expired or damaged medicines.
Furamist Nasal Spray 27.5 Mcg review
This medicine provides relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny nose, sneezing, and sinus problems. Always use it as per your doctor’s advice and you should use it regularly to get its full benefits. Talk to your doctor about this if you do not notice an improvement in your symptoms after a week of using Furamist Nasal Spray.