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How should flunisolide nasal spray be used?

Flunisolide nasal spray is inhaled through the nose, usually two or times a day at evenly spaced intervals. Do not use more or less than your doctor has prescribed. It will not cure your allergies, only control the symptoms; so if you stop using it, the symptoms may return.
  • First, wash your hands.
  • Before using, gently blow your nose.
  • Remove the cap and shake the inhaler.
  • Prime the inhaler: with two fingers on the shoulders of the bottle, and your thumb on the bottom, push firmly and quickly.
  • Insert the tip about 1/4 inch into one nostril, pointing the tip toward the outer side of your nose.
  • With your finger, close your other nostril and tilt your head forward slightly.
  • Press down to release a spray.
  • Take the inhaler out of your nose.
  • Use a tissue to clean the tip.
  • Repeat if directed by your doctor but use the opposite nostril.
  • Wash your hands again.

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