allergy nasal spray question

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Yankiwi
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allergy nasal spray question

Postby Yankiwi » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:07 pm

I've been using Flixonase (Flonase) for years with no problems but recently the design of the bottle was changed and it is awkward to use. I changed to Alanase whose active ingredient is beclomethasone dipropionate. On the third night I just couldn't settle in a way different to my usual legs problems. This could just have been a coincidence but does anyone know if beclomethasone dipropionate could have adverse side effects for RLS people? I couldn't find any in their data sheets.
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Re: allergy nasal spray question

Postby Rustsmith » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:54 pm

It is just a different topical steroid, so it may simply be a case where you are more sensitive to the Alanase. There are generic forms of Flonase on the market, any chance that you could find one of the generics since they would probably have a different style of applicator?
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Yankiwi
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Re: allergy nasal spray question

Postby Yankiwi » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:32 am

Thanks, I'll look for a generic Flonase. Last night probably didn't have anything to do with Alanase, just a "normal" bad night but I'm always optimistic of having a better night tonight.

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Re: allergy nasal spray question

Postby srgraves01 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:15 am

All of those nasal steroids bother me and make my RLS worse. I have tried several, including flonase.


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