New allergy nasal spray good for eye symptoms

May 7, 2007

Newly approved Veramyst, a nasal spray containing fluticasone furoate, will not only improve nasal symptoms associated with allergies but also relieve allergic eye symptoms, according to manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline.

Newly approved Veramyst, a nasal spray containing fluticasone furoate, will not only improve nasal symptoms associated with allergies but also relieve allergic eye symptoms, according to manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline. The product is approved by the FDA for treating seasonal and perennial allergy symptoms in adults and children two years of age and older. Specifically, the spray has been shown to relieve nasal congestion; sneezing; runny, itchy nose; and red, itchy, and watery eyes. Veramyst will be available nationwide by late May 2007 and contains 27.5 mcg fluticasone furoate per 50-microliter spray. Each 10-gm bottle contains 120 sprays.

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