fluticasone propionate

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flu·tic·a·sone propionate

 (flo͞o-tĭk′ə-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A synthetic corticosteroid, C25H31F3O5S, used as a topical anti-inflammatory and antipruritic, as a nasal spray in the treatment of rhinitis, and as an inhalant, in combination with salmeterol, in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

[flu(oro)- + tic- (probably shortening and rearrangement of carbothioate, one of its constituents) + (meth)asone (as in dexamethasone).]
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Steroid-based anti-inflammatory nasal sprays, such as Flixonase (on prescription), decrease inflammation but take longer to deal with symptoms.
Or try fluticasone (trade name Flixonase) which has the advantage of once-daily use.
These are beclomethasone dipropionate (Beclate), budesonide (Rhino-cort, Budeflam), triamcinolone (Nasacor), fluticasone dipropionate (Flixonase, Flo-mist), mometasone (Nasonex) and fluticasone furoate (Avamys).
The steroid nasal sprays such as Beconase or Flixonase, reduce the swelling and inflammation of the nasal membranes and so help clear congestion within the nose.
The following drugs contain fluoride: Prozac, Rohypnol, Diflucan, Flixonase or Flixotide, Stelazine, Fluanxol or Depixol or Floxapen.
I have used Flixonase nasal spray, but it gave me a runny nose and made me sneeze.