Glucocorticoid: Fluticasone Propionate Flashcards


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Glucocorticoid

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Fluticasone Propionate (nasal)

Flonase

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Mechanism of Action: Glucocorticoid

MOA is unknown but Glucocorticoids are known to inhibit WBC's and cell mediators.

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FDA Indications: Fluticasone Propionate (nasal)

  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Polyp of Nasal Cavity/Sinusitis

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Adverse Effects of Fluticasone Propionate (nasal)

  • Epistaxis (acute hemorrhage in the nose area)
  • Nasal burning
  • Blood to nasal mucus
  • Pharyngitis
  • Nasal irritation
  • HA

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Patient Counseling Tips

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Patients taking Fluticasone Propionate (nasal) should be advised to _____well before use.

Shake

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Patients taking Fluticasone Propionate (nasal) should be advised that therapeutic effect is not seen all at once. Benefits may take a few days or up to _________ weeks.

3 weeks

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Patients taking Fluticasone Propionate (nasal) should be advised to use it at _________ intervals for prevention or relief.

Regular