Pirinase Hayfever Nasal Spray

Pirinase Hayfever Nasal Spray (60 sprays )

Order before 4pm for delivery from Sat. 29 Jul.

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Description for Pirinase Hayfever Nasal Spray

Pirinase Hayfever Nasal Spray: This is a nasal spray from Pirinase that works like an antihistamine tablet but actually does more to get rid of the groggy and congested feeling you sometimes get with hay fever. Its active ingredient is fluticasone and it works to treat all the symptoms of hay fever quickly and easily.

Product Information

  • Age: 18 years +

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Pirinase nasal spray can be used to treat the symptoms of allergic rhinitis (nose allergies) like hay fever and pet allergies. Some of these symptoms include:

  • Sneezing
  • Itchy nose
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy eyes
  • Blocked nose
  • Sinus congestion

 

Pirinase nasal spray is suitable for anyone over the age of 18.

The active ingredient in Pirinase nasal spray is called fluticasone propionate, a kind of corticosteroid. Your body naturally produces corticosteroids from the adrenal gland. This hormone plays an important role in controlling your body’s allergic and inflammatory responses. Fluticasone propionate is a synthetic corticosteroid that can help to control your body’s natural responses to allergies, decreasing your symptoms. It does this by preventing cells within your nasal passage from releasing chemicals which create these symptoms.

Pirinase nasal spray usually takes three or four days to become fully effective. It should ideally be used a few days before you expect to have symptoms, for example, a few days before pollen season or if you will be coming into contact with an animal you are allergic to, such as cats.

When you are exposed to allergens you should use Pirinase nasal spray regularly to benefit as much as possible.

Always follow the instructions provided in the packaging information.

Shake Pirinase nasal spray gently before use. Do not spray any in your eyes. If you are using the spray for the first time you will need to prime the bottle by spraying into the air a few times, until the spray can be seen coming out. If the spray hasn’t been used for a couple of days it may need to be primed again before use.

Adults over the age of 18 should use Pirinase once a day, spraying each nostril twice. Once you experience benefits from Pirinase and your symptoms begin to decline, decrease the dose to one spray. The spray should ideally be used in the morning; however it can be used at any time if necessary.

You may use the spray twice a day if your symptoms are incredibly bad and the dose should be reduced as your symptoms improve.

You should always take the lowest dose required to control your symptoms. Never exceed the recommended dose.

It doesn’t matter if you miss a dose of Pirinase; however you should never take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

If you use Pirinase nasal spray for a week without seeing any improvement in your symptoms you should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

If Pirinase nasal spray works for you then you can continue to use it for as long as you are exposed to the problem allergens. That being said, do not use it for more than three months at a time without speaking to a doctor or pharmacist.

It is possible to experience side effects when using Pirinase nasal spray, similar to the side effects of oral corticosteroids. Some side effects are possible if Pirinase is absorbed by into your bloodstream and include:

  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Adrenal suppression
  • Mental health problems

The chance of experiencing these side effects when using Pirinase nasal spray is very low, but will increase if using the spray for a prolonged period of time.

Pirinase nasal spray can be used in conjunction with antihistamines or other decongestant nasal sprays. Painkillers such as ibuprofen and paracetamol can also be used in conjunction with Pirinase nasal spray.

Some medications may decrease your body’s breakdown of fluticasone, increasing the risk of potential side effects, including:

  • Protease inhibitors such as ritonavir for HIV infection
  • The antifungals ketoconazole and itraconazole

If you have been prescribed any of the above, make sure to tell your doctor before using Pirinase nasal spray.

Fluticasone, the active ingredient in Pirinase nasal spray, is also available in Cutivate cream for eczema as well as Flixotide inhalers for asthma.

 

Many people are wary about using steriods, however those contained in nasal sprays like Pirinase are in exteremly low doses as they are being delivered exactly to where they are needed. This drastically reduces the chances of any adverse effects.

Adults aged 18 years and over:

  • Use 2 sprays in each nostril, once every day. 
  • Once symptoms improve, you should lower dosage to 1 spray in each nostril once every day. 
  • If symptoms are severe you can use 2 sprays in every nostril twice every day. 
  • If symptoms improve, use the normal dosage.
  • For nasal use only. Shake before use. 

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Headache, unpleasant taste and smell.

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 ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Fluticasone Propionate.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium carboxymethyl-cellulose, dextrose, polysorbate 80, purified water, dilute hydrochloric acid, preservatives: benzalkonium chloride, phenylethylalcohol.



Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.

  • Not recommended for children under 18 years of age. 
  • Avoid using more than 4 sprays in every nostril each day.
  • Avoid use of this spray for more than 3 months continuously without consulting your doctor. 
  • Consult your doctor before using the spray, if you are expectant or breast feeding or if your symptoms persist after using this medication for 7 days. 
  • Keep out of sight and out of reach of children. 
  • Store below 30 degrees. 


Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

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 30 day window.

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.

 

REMOTE AREAS

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 advise customers of the following:

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
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

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.

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