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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.