WHAT CAUSES OUR SYMPTOMS?

Allergens are allergy-causing particles that travel through the air. Below are the most common types of allergens.1

Cat

ANIMAL ALLERGENS

Minute airborne particles produced by pets like dogs or cats are called “pet dander.” 

House

INDOOR ALLERGENS

These include mould and particles from dust mites. These allergens are with us all year long.

Tree

TREE POLLEN

Occurs at certain times of the year and is especially prevalent in autumn.

Pollen

OUTDOOR ALLERGENS

These are the seasonal allergies that include pollen from grass and weeds.

Allergens can enter our body through our nose.5, 6

Symptoms Nose

They trigger a response from our immune system.5, 6

Response

Allergic substances are released, causing your allergic symptoms.10

Allergens Released

FLIXONASE® targets 6 key allergic substances.10, 13

Because of the way it works, it may take several days for FLIXONASE® to reach maximum effect. That’s why it’s best to use FLIXONASE® once a day.

FLIXONASE® not only relieves sneezing and a runny, itchy and blocked nose, but also sinus pain and congestion. 

6 allergic substances

HAYFEVER IS CHARACTERISED BY THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS

References

1. Yawn., Barbara (2006). Comparison of Once-Daily Intranasal Corticosteriods for the Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis: Are They All the Same? 8(1):23.

2. Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, and Rhinosinusitis (2008). American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

3. Overview of the Immune System (2013). National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.

4. Wiseman, L. R. and Benfield, P. Intranasal Fluticasone Propionate. A Reappraisal of its Pharmacology and Clinical Efficacy in the Treatment of Rhinitis. Drugs. 53(5):885-907, 1997.

5. Flixonase 24 hour Nasal Spray Product Information (PI). May 2016

6. Bousquet J et al. Allergy 2008;63(Suppl 86):8–160.

7. Bachert, C. and Geveart, P. Effect of Intranasal Corticosteroids on Release of Cytokines and Inflammatory Mediators. Allergy: European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Supplement. 54(57): 116-123, 1999.

 

Flixonase contains fluticasone propionate 50 mcg per spray for the prevention and treatment of seasonal and allergic rhinitis including hayfever.ALWAYS READ THE LABEL. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

 

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