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No. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray is from the makers of Claritin®, but it contains a different active ingredient. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray contains the drug fluticasone propionate, Claritin contains the drug loratadine, and Claritin-D contains the drugs loratadine and pseudoephedrine sulfate.
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You should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray can be used with most nonprescription and prescription medicines.

However, there are a few medicines to look out for, because they may cause the level of ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray in your body to become too high. Just to be safe, check this table to see if you’re taking any of these medicines:

If you’re taking… Here’s what to do…
Medicines for HIV infection (such as ritonavir) Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Medicines with glucocorticoids, including some medicines for skin rash, such as eczema; asthma; inflammation; allergic reactions; or eye conditions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Ketoconazole pills for fungal infection Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
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As with any allergy medicine, you should ask your doctor or healthcare provider about using other allergy medications in conjunction with ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray.
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No, you don’t need a prescription to purchase ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray. It contains the drug fluticasone propionate — the #1 prescribed ingredient for nasal allergy relief — in prescription strength.
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ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray works right in your nose to help block your allergic reaction at the source to relieve the symptoms that make you uncomfortable. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray’s active ingredient, fluticasone propionate, is the #1 prescribed, clinically proven ingredient for nasal allergy relief. Learn more about ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray and allergies.
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ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray provides 24-hour, non-drowsy relief of:
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Itchy nose
  • Sneezing
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You may start to feel relief the first day and full effect after several days of regular, once-a-day use.
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ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray provides 24-hour, non-drowsy relief from nasal congestion, itchy and runny nose, and sneezing.
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Before using the product, read the product label and included materials for complete dosing instructions.
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Before using the product, read the product label and included materials for complete dosing instructions.

Children 12 years of age and older can follow directions for adult use.

- Week 1: Use 2 sprays in each nostril once daily

- Week 2 through 6 months: Use 1 or 2 sprays in each nostril once daily, as needed, to treat your symptoms.

- After 6 months of daily use: Ask your doctor if you can keep using.

Children 4 to 11 years of age

The growth rate of some children may be slower while using this product.

- An adult should supervise use.

- Use 1 spray in each nostril once daily.

Children under 4 years of age; do not use.

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If you miss a dose, just use your regular dose the next day. Don’t add an extra dose to make up for it.
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ClariSpray® ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray IS indicated for relief of the following nasal allergy symptoms: nasal congestion, itchy nose, runny nose and sneezing.
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Yes. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray works on nasal allergy symptoms caused by sensitivity and exposure to:
  • Grass pollen
  • Weed pollen
  • Tree pollen
  • Pet dander
  • Dust
  • Dust mites
  • Mold
Learn more about ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray and allergies.
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ClariSpray® Some nasal decongestant sprays may cause your nasal passages to swell up even more when you use them too often or for longer than their label says you should (three days). This is sometimes called a “rebound effect.” ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray is a different kind of medicine and does not cause any rebound effect. You can use ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray for up to six months if you are age 12 or older or up to two months a year if you are age 4–11 before checking with your doctor.
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with ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray, because ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray works in your nose, and barely any of it travels through your body. However, like all medicines, ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray can cause side effects in some people.

Here are some side effects that have been reported when using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray. If you have any concerns about side effects, talk with your doctor.

Side effect What could happen What to do
Allergic reaction to the product
  • Sudden swelling of face or tongue
  • A rash
  • Wheezing or feeling faint
If you feel any of these symptoms, stop using ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray and see a doctor right away.
Nose injury
  • Severe or frequent nosebleeds
Apply pressure to your nose. Stop using ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray and see a doctor.
  • Constant whistling sound that does not go away
This could be a sign of damage to your nose. Stop using ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray and see a doctor right away.
Eye conditions such as cataracts or glaucoma
  • Cloudy vision
  • Reduced vision
Have a yearly eye exam to check for these conditions. Read the Drug Facts on the back of ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray package for more details.
Growth effects
  • Slower growth rate in some children while using the product
Talk to your doctor if you are concerned or if a child age 4–11 needs to use ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray for longer than two months a year.
Other side effects
  • Headaches or sneezing
  • Bad taste or smell
  • Minor nosebleeds
  • Dry or irritated nose or throat
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are concerned.
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Antihistamine tablets work primarily by blocking the effects of histamine, but other non-histamine responses have been known.

ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray contains the drug fluticasone propionate, and does not contain an antihistamine. It works by acting on multiple inflammatory substances to help block your allergic reaction. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray is a nasal spray that’s applied locally and works in your nose.

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Unlike nasal decongestant sprays, which are labeled to be used for no more than three days at a time, ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray can be used daily for 24-hour relief of multiple nasal allergy symptoms. For adults (12 years and older), after 6 months of daily use, ask your doctor if you can keep using. For children 4 to 11 years of age, talk to the child’s doctor if the child needs to use the spray for longer than two months a year.
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product label ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray is not for everybody. Please be sure to read the product’s Drug Facts label for more information. Some people should not use ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray or need to check with a health professional first. This table offers a quick summary of these situations.
If you… Here’s what to do…
Are younger than 4 Do not use ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Are pregnant or breast-feeding Talk to a health professional before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Have or had glaucoma or cataracts Talk to your doctor before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Have an injury or surgery to your nose that is not fully healed Do not use ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Have ever had an allergic reaction to ClariSpray Nasal Allergy Spray or any of its ingredients Do not use ClariSpray®Nasal Allergy Spray
Are taking a medicine for HIV infection (such as ritonavir) Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Are taking ketoconazole pills (medicine for fungal infection) Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
Are using a steroid medicine for asthma, allergies, skin rash, allergic reactions, inflammation or eye conditions. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray
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No, a prescription is not required. ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray’s active ingredient, fluticasone propionate, is the #1 prescribed ingredient for nasal allergy symptom relief.
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Some people suffer from allergies all year. If you are age 12 or older and have used ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray for six months or age 4–11 and have used for two months a year, check with your doctor to make sure it’s OK to keep using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray. In fact, it’s a good idea for anyone with persistent allergies to talk with a doctor every so often about symptoms and medicines.
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You may be tempted to stop using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray when you start to feel better. It’s important you keep using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray daily as long as you’re exposed to allergens that bother you, like pollen, mold, dust or pet dander. This way, you’ll keep feeling relief. If you suffer allergy symptoms only during certain times, like when pollen levels are high, you may stop using ClariSpray® Nasal Allergy Spray when that time ends. If you are age 12 or older and need to use daily for longer than 6 months or age 4–11 and need to use for longer than 2 months a year, check with your doctor.
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