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WHY IT'S A GREATER TIME TO BE A KID WITH CHILDREN'S FLONASE

Get the answers you need about seasonal allergies and Children’s FLONASE.

What is Children’s FLONASE Allergy Relief and how does it work?

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Children’s FLONASE is a nasal spray that works directly in the nose to relieve nasal congestion and itchy, watery eyes. It contains fluticasone propionate— the #1-pediatrician recommended nasal allergy ingredient.*

Children’s FLONASE provides your child with more complete allergy relief. Unlike most allergy medicines that block just one allergic substance—histamine—Children’s FLONASE works on 6 key allergic substances that are part of the allergic response.**

*Based on the Cumulative IMS Prescription Data 2009-April 2016.

**Mechanism vs most OTC allergy pills. FLONASE nasal sprays act on multiple inflammatory substances (histamine, prostaglandins, cytokines, tryptases, chemokines, and leukotrienes). The exact number and precise mechanism are unknown. 

How do I use Children’s FLONASE?

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Whether you’re helping your child use FLONASE or they’re old enough to use it themselves, taking Children’s FLONASE is easy. Check out this video for step-by-step instructions.

What allergy symptoms can Children’s FLONASE relieve?

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Once-daily Children’s FLONASE is the first OTC children’s nasal allergy spray that provides 24-hour relief from seasonal allergy symptoms such as:

  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose
  • Nasal congestion
  • Itchy, watery eyes

 

Does Children’s FLONASE relieve eye-related allergy symptoms?

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Did you know Children’s FLONASE is the first OTC children’s allergy nasal spray indicated to relieve both nasal congestion and itchy, watery eyes? Only Children’s FLONASE is indicated to relieve your child’s itchy, watery eyes.

Does Children’s FLONASE relieve symptoms of indoor as well as outdoor allergies?

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Children’s FLONASE helps relieve symptoms due to outdoor allergens—like weed pollen, grass pollen, tree pollen, and mold spores—as well as indoor allergens—like pet dander, dust mites, and mold.

How quickly does Children’s FLONASE start working?

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Most children start to feel relief within 12 hours of using Children’s FLONASE and experience full effectiveness within 3–4 days.

For how long does Children’s FLONASE provide relief from allergy symptoms?

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Used just once daily, Children’s FLONASE provides 24-hour relief from nasal congestion and itchy, watery eyes, so your child can enjoy active days and restful nights.

How old does my child need to be to use Children’s FLONASE?

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Children 4 years of age and older can safely use Children’s FLONASE. Children less than 4 years old should not use Children’s FLONASE.

How many doses of Children’s FLONASE are needed daily?

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Children 4 years of age and older should take just 1 dose daily—1 spray per nostril. Children should use for the shortest amount of time necessary to relieve their allergy symptoms.

If your child needs to use Children’s FLONASE for longer than 2 months a year, please talk to your pediatrician.

What should I do if my child misses a day of Children’s FLONASE treatment?

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If your child misses a day of treatment, they should just use their regular dose the next day. Don’t add an extra dose to make up for it.

What are the side effects of Children’s FLONASE?

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Side effects of Children’s FLONASE may include nosebleed, headache, dry or irritated throat or nose, and an unpleasant taste or smell. Additionally, certain oral and intranasal corticosteroids may cause some children to grow more slowly.

How is Children’s FLONASE different than antihistamines?

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Children’s FLONASE provides your child with more complete allergy relief.* Unlike antihistamines, which block just 1 allergic substance—histamine—Children’s FLONASE works on 6 key allergic substances that are part of the allergic response.**

*Compared with single-ingredient antihistamines that do not treat nasal congestion.

**Mechanism vs most OTC allergy pills. FLONASE nasal sprays acts on multiple inflammatory substances (histamine, prostaglandins, cytokines, tryptases, chemokines, and leukotrienes). The exact number and precise mechanism are unknown.

How does Children’s FLONASE compare to other nasal sprays?

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Children’s FLONASE is the first OTC children’s allergy nasal spray that’s indicated to relieve both nasal congestion and itchy, watery eyes.

Unlike some decongestant nasal sprays, which cannot be used for more than 3 days, Children’s FLONASE can be used for up to 2 months before checking with your pediatrician.1,2

1. GlaxoSmithKline. Data on file. 2013.
2. Oxymetazoline HCl-menthol nasal. WebMD website. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-20236/oxymetazoline-menthol-nasal/details

How is Children’s FLONASE different than store-brand allergy nasal sprays?

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Children’s FLONASE is the first OTC children’s allergy nasal spray that is indicated to relieve both nasal congestion and itchy, watery eyes.

Should my child stop using other allergy medications if they start using Children’s FLONASE?

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Children’s FLONASE is a single therapy for allergy symptom relief and should not be used with additional allergy medicines.

Does my child need to visit the pediatrician before taking Children’s FLONASE?

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Children’s FLONASE delivers original prescription-strength treatment without a prescription. This means children over 4 years old are not required to visit the doctor before taking it.

Talk to your child's doctor if your child needs to use the spray for longer than 2 months a year.

Where can I buy Children’s FLONASE?

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Look for Children’s FLONASE in the children’s allergy section at your local store or retailer.

How do I open Children’s FLONASE?

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Children’s FLONASE is well sealed and designed to be tamper-proof. So to easily open the package, you’ll need a pair of scissors. Check out this video for the best way to open Children’s FLONASE.

How do I clean Children’s FLONASE?

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A clean spray nozzle helps to deliver a full dose. Watch this video for the best way to clean your nozzle weekly, or if it’s clogged.

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