Avamys Nasal Spray

Avamys Nasal Spray for allergie and hay fever
  • Avamys Nasal Spray for allergie and hay fever

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Avamys Nasal Spray

  • Medication features

    Avamys nasal spray is a corticosteroid medication used to treat hay fever or allergic rhinitis. It contains fluticasone furoate as its active ingredient.

    • Works best when used consistently.
    • Nasal spray to relieve blocked or runny nose
    • Effective medication for hay fever
    • Works in as little as 8 hours
    • Each bottle 120 sprays
    • Next Day Delivery Available
    • Lowest Price Guarantee

    Registered UK Pharmacy Number 1039428


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.

Buy Avamys nasal spray online

Buy Avamys nasal spray online at lowest price from £14.99, to order follow these easy steps.

  • Fill out a consultation form to determine your eligibility for Avamys nasal spray
  • Once completed, this will be reviewed by one of our pharmacists the very same day
  • Once approved, your medication will be dispatched in discreet packaging.

What is Avamys nasal spray?

Avamys nasal spray is an effective allergie and hay fever medication. It contains active ingredient fluticasone furoate, a corticosteroid that reduces inflammation in nasal passages caused by allergic reactions, often triggered by pollen, animals, and house dust.

By decreasing nasal inflammation, this steroid-based spray effectively eases allergic rhinitis symptoms like nasal congestion, runny or itchy nose, sneezing, and red, itchy, watery eyes.

Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, each Avamys nasal spray bottle holds around 120 sprays, based on the typical starting dose. It's suitable for both adults and children aged 6 years and over, providing relief for allergic rhinitis symptoms.

What is Avamys nasal spray used for?

Avamys nasal spray is a versatile solution for various allergy symptoms. It effectively reduces discomfort from seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), addressing issues like nasal congestion, sneezing, a runny nose, and watery, itchy, and red eyes. It's as simple as giving a gentle spray into each nostril, whenever needed.

Applying it once or twice daily, the fine mist works swiftly to soothe inflammation, clearing airways and bringing relief. Beyond hay fever, this steroid nasal spray also proves effective against other irritants like pet hair or house dust, lessening allergy symptoms caused by these triggers.

How Avamys nasal spray helps with allergic rhinitis

Avamys spray fights allergic reactions in your nose, like hay fever. It uses a strong corticosteroid called fluticasone furoate to reduce swelling and mucus. This helps with symptoms such as itchiness, sneezing, and runny noses. Avamys is effective against all nasal allergies, all year round.

Fluticasone furoate in Avamys is like natural corticosteroids. It attaches to specific cells, calming the immune response to allergens. This reduces substances like histamines that cause inflammation.

Symptoms like sneezing and itchy eyes are lowered. Avamys contains 27.5mcg of fluticasone furoate, a corticosteroid. It's absorbed by nasal cells to block allergic triggers. This eases swelling and symptoms related to allergies, including runny noses and itchiness.

How effevtive Avamys nasal spray

Studies involving patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) have shown that Avamys significantly reduces their symptoms.

Most patients experienced a notable 40-60% improvement in their symptom scores. In comparison, patients who received a placebo showed a 25-40% improvement.

Relief from symptoms can start within 8 hours or more after beginning Avamys. However, using it daily while exposed to your allergens offers the maximum benefit.


Dealing with allergies can be a real hassle, especially when your nose gets all stuffy and itchy. Seasonal allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, goes a step further by making it hard to breathe, messing up your sense of taste, and giving you those bothersome watery, itchy eyes. But you don't have to put up with it – Avamys nasal spray is a great way to tackle those nasal allergy symptoms.

Additional Tips  to ease hay fever symptoms:

  • Shower regularly to remove pollen from hair and skin.
  • Apply Vaseline around your nostrils to trap pollen.
  • Wear wraparound sunglasses to shield your eyes from irritants.
  • Keep windows shut during high pollen count days.
  • Change clothes after being outdoors.
Avamys nasal spray Summary
Type of medicationCorticosteroids/steroids
Active Ingredients27.5mcg of fluticasone furoate, which is a corticosteroid
Use forProviding relief from hay fever or allergic rhinitis symptoms
Mechanism of actionIt's absorbed by nasal cells to block allergic triggers.
Item FormNasal spray
Brand nameAvamys
Manufactured byGlaxoSmithKline
Shelf life3 years
In-use shelf life:2 months
Contents1 Bottle 120 spray
Suitable forBoth adults and children (aged 6 and over)
Price in UK£14.99

Patient Information Leaflet


NameMr Suhail Jamil
RoleSuperintendent Pharmacist
GPhc Number2069518



How to use Avamys nasal spray: step-by-step guide:

Is Avamys Suitable for You?
In certain situations, using Avamys nasal spray requires caution. Not recommended to use Avamys if you:

  • Have liver issues
  • Have glaucoma or cataracts
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding (Consult To Your Doc)

Inform our online doctor through the assessment form if you're taking other medications, whether prescribed by your GP or bought from a pharmacy.

Follow your pharmacist or GP's instructions precisely. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Prepare Avamys before the first use for the correct dosage:

Prepare Avamys.

1. Shake the spray for a few minutes.

2. Squeeze both sides to uncap it.

3. Hold upright, nozzle away from you.

4. Firmly press the button 4-6 times for a mist.

Using Avamys:

1. Shake and remove cap.

2. Breathe out from your nose to clear it.

3. Insert the nozzle into one nostril.

4. Breathe in, press button, and inhale mist.

5. Remove nozzle, breathe out through mouth.

6. For two sprays in each nostril, repeat steps 3-5.

7. Repeat for the other nostril.

8. Put the cap back on.

Recommended dosage is usually two sprays in each nostril daily, reduced to one once symptoms are controlled. Use at the same time each day.

Avamys Doses Guidelines

For hay fever and allergic rhinitis, the typical Avamys nasal spray dose is "two sprays into each nostril daily, reduced to one spray into each nostril daily once control is achieved." The goal is to manage symptoms with the lowest effective dose. Usually, you'll spray in the morning and/or evening when symptoms are worse.

Each spray contains 27.5mcg. So, if you use two sprays in each nostril twice a day, it's 110mcg per nostril per day.

Avoid exceeding the recommended dose. Avamys is a steroid nasal spray, and excessive use could lead to side effects or nostril irritation. Occasional accidental overuse might not be harmful, but continuous excessive use won't improve your condition.

If you're unsure, talk to your pharmacist or doctor about your Avamys dosage.


Timing: Use once daily, preferably at the same time each day, to maintain symptom relief throughout the day and night.

For aged 12 and above:

Start with 2 sprays in each nostril once daily.

Once symptoms are controlled, reduce to 1 spray in each nostril daily.

For children aged 6 to 11:

Use 1 spray in each nostril once daily.

If symptoms are severe, the doctor might temporarily increase the dose to 2 sprays per nostril daily, then reduce it.

If you find it hard to breathe through the nostril you're treating, use your finger to close the other nostril while applying the spray. Using Avamys correctly helps ensure effective relief from hay fever.


Avamys Nasal Spray Warnings:

Avamys isn't for children under 6 years old.

Before using Avamys:

Let your doctor or pharmacist know about all your medications, including other nasal sprays. Mention any history of cataracts or glaucoma.

Benzalkonium chloride in Avamys may mildly irritate your nose. If your vision changes while using Avamys, tell your doctor.

Do not use Avamys if you're allergic to fluticasone furoate or any listed ingredients.

Avamys nasal spray and other medicines.

Avamys might not be suitable or may need careful use if you're taking specific medicines, such as:

  • Oral steroid-based medications
  • Ritonavir
  • Oral ketoconazole and
  • If you're allergic to fluticasone furoate or any of the listed ingredients


Tell your doctor about other medicines you're taking, including non-prescription ones.

  • Drive and operate machinery as usual while using Avamys.
  • Ask your doctor before using Avamys if you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to be.
  • Mention if you use steroid tablets, creams, asthma meds, ritonavir/cobicistat (for HIV), or ketoconazole (for fungal infections).
  • Follow your doctor's advice about using Avamys with these meds.
  • Use Avamys as your doctor advises during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if Avamys causes discomfort, like irritation or swelling.


Mix Avamys with other nasal sprays containing steroids.

Use Avamys during pregnancy or breastfeeding without asking your doctor.

Ignore discomfort or odd symptoms from using Avamys; talk to your doctor or pharmacist.


  • Can I buy Avamys online?

    Absolutely. Registered online doctor and pharmacy services in the UK like Ashcroft Pharmacy, can provide Avamys after an online assessment.

  • How long does Avamys take to work?

    Avamys provides relief around the clock. While some people might not notice full effects until a few days after starting, it typically starts working within 8 to 24 hours. The usual starting dose is 2 sprays in each nostril once daily.

  • Can Avamys be used long term?

    Yes, intranasal steroid sprays like Avamys are safe for long-term use. They usually don't cause significant systemic side effects. However, if using them for extended periods, it's recommended to use the lowest effective dose intermittently.

  • Where can i buy Avamys nasal spray

    You can buy Avamys online at Ashcroft Pharmacy UK registered Pharmacy. Through a quick online consultation. Our in-house pharmacy will quickly process your order and delivered to your address.

  • I've missed a dose, what should i do?

    If you miss a dose, take it when you remember. If close to the next dose, wait. Do not double dose. For excessive use, consult your GP or pharmacist.

Side Effects

Possible side effects of Avamys nasal spray

Avamys nasal spray rarely causes side effects, but like any medication, there's a possibility. Common potential side effects. But not everyone gets them. Allergic reactions to Avamys are rare, affecting less than 1 in 1,000 people. These reactions can become serious if untreated, showing symptoms like:

Allergic reactions:

Get a doctor’s help straight away, Contact a doctor if you notice these symptoms.

  • Swelling around the face
  • Wheezing or difficulty breathing
  • Sudden weakness or light-headedness leading to collapse
  • Skin rashes or redness

Common side effects: (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):

• Nosebleeds (usually minor), especially after using Avamys for over 6 weeks.

Less common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):

  • Unpleasant taste or smell
  • Nasal ulceration causing nose discomfort or blood streaks when blowing your nose.
  • Headache.
  • Dry or sore throat
  • Shortness of breath.

Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):

  • Pain, burning, irritation, soreness, or dryness inside the nose.

Very rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):

  • Small holes in the nasal septum (ridge inside the nose dividing nostrils).

Unknown frequency (frequency cannot be estimated from available data):

  • Slower growth in children.
  • Blurred vision or temporary vision changes with prolonged use.
  • Chest tightness leading to breathing difficulties.

Note: If you experience side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or nurse. You can also report side effects directly (details below) to contribute to safety information.


Once your order has been approved by our UK medical team it will be dispatched via Royal mail. All orders are sent using a tracked and signed for service.

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Your order will usually be delivered to you in 2-3 working days.

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