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Pregnancy: Not suitable
Breastfeeding: Not suitable
Avamys nasal spray can effectively treat and prevent allergic rhinitis. This includes symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and congestion. It is effective against both seasonal and year-round allergies. Its active ingredient is a corticosteroid called fluticasone furoate, which has anti-inflammatory properties.
Allergic rhinitis affects around 20% of people in the UK. The condition is caused by a hypersensitive immune system – when certain allergens enter the nose, the immune system overreacts and attacks them, as though they were an infection. To protect against the allergen, the body starts producing more mucus, which leads to symptoms, such as congestion and sneezing. It is not fully understood why certain people develop allergies, though sometimes they can run in families. Allergic rhinitis most commonly occurs due to pollen, animal fur, and dust mites. Most people with allergic rhinitis do not develop serious complications, though the symptoms can be frustrating and inconvenient in day-to-day life. In some rare cases, allergic rhinitis will cause sinusitis or middle-ear infections.
Allergic rhinitis cannot be cured, but the symptoms can be effectively relieved with treatments, such as Avamys. The corticosteroid works by stopping the immune system’s inflammatory response to allergens. This prevents unwanted allergy symptoms from developing.
There are some non-medicinal methods to help combat hay fever symptoms. Some of these may include:
There is an extremely large range of OTC (over the counter) products you can purchase in any pharmacy, these vary from tablets to nasal sprays and also eye drops. You should try these before moving onto a prescription only medicine.
The recommended dose is two sprays per nostril, once per day. Depending on the severity of your allergies, this dose may be increased or decreased. It should not exceed two sprays into each nostril twice per day. Always use whichever minimum dose will ease your symptoms.
Never double your dose to compensate for a treatment that you have missed.
Not everyone will experience side effects when they use Avamys. However, if you do, they can include:
Nosebleeds, nose ulcers, headache, irritation of the nose
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The active ingredient contained in Avamys Nasal Spray is
Avamys also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:
Glucose anhydrous, dispersible cellulose, polysorbate 80, benzalkonium chloride, disodium edetate, purified water.
Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.
Consult your GP if you have had glaucoma or cataracts in the past, or notice any change in your vision whilst taking Avamys.
Tell your GP if you plan on taking Avamys and are taking any of the following medications:
Benzalkonium chloride, one of the inactive ingredients of this nasal spray, may cause irritation of the nasal passages.
Please read all packaging and the Patient Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.
We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.
The following delivery options are available:
All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before
All orders can be fully tracked in your account.
We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.
Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt.
Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.
Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering.
If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.
Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a
Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.
You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.
Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail
We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
PA60 - 75, 78
We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
PH30, 41 - 44
Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.
We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.
We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.
The price includes the medication you have selected, the private consultation with our Doctor and, if the purchase is over £40, it also includes free standard delivery. Under £40, standard delivery is £2.95 and all items are sent using a Royal Mail Tracked Service.
Just select ‘Start Consultation’ next to the product above, or on the links below.
You will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire so that our GPs and Pharmacists can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Avamys to you. It only takes a few minutes, and your treatment can be delivered to your door as soon as the next working day.
Avamys is a prescription-only rhinitis treatment. For that reason, to ensure the safety of our patients and the legal operating of our pharmacy, we only supply a maximum of 2 packs of treatment at one time.
This allows us to balance offering our patients an adequate supply of treatment with regular checks on their condition, symptoms, and the effectiveness of their treatment. This model ensures the perfect mix of convenience with optimal health and safety.
If you have no adverse effects and your hay fever is well controlled, you can log in and easily re-order another supply.
Each use (or actuation) of Avamys delivers 27.5 micrograms of a corticosteroid called fluticasone furoate. It also contains several inactive ingredients. For more details, please see the ‘Ingredients’ tab above.
The active ingredient in Avamys, fluticasone furoate, works by controlling the inflammation of the nasal passages that occurs in response to allergens in the air. This reduces swelling and mucus production, providing relief from the symptoms of allergic rhinitis. It also treats nasal polyps, small growths which may appear in the nasal passages alongside hay fever symptoms.
Avamys will begin to relieve symptoms 8 hours after use, though it will not reach its full effect for several days.
Yes – it is very common to use both treatments simultaneously. However, do not use multiple steroid nasal sprays at the same time.
Yes – we understand that sometimes you will want your treatment as soon as possible. If ordered before 4pm Monday to Friday, Avamys is available for next-day delivery.
Yes – as long as you are buying from a website that is a legally operating and regulated pharmacy, it is perfectly safe to buy Avamys online.
The Independent Pharmacy is an NHS Online Pharmacy based in Bristol and has all the necessary regulation to be able to safely provide convenient access to genuine prescription treatments through our Online Pharmacy and Online Doctor.
All of our hay fever treatments are supplied by the same UK-based wholesalers used by the large high-street chains such as Lloyds and Boots.
There are many advantages to buying allergic rhinitis treatment online, some include:
Avamys is available on the NHS from your GP if you have been diagnosed with breathing problems due to allergies. This is normally where we suggest people start their treatment, to ensure that their condition is properly diagnosed and any possible serious symptoms are addressed.
Many people can find it difficult to fit in time to see their GP or hard to get an appointment at all! It can, therefore, be more convenient to order your treatment online and have it delivered to your home or work address with minimum fuss. We also provide complete support to allow you to get any questions answered by our professional team by phone, email or live chat.
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