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Using Flonaise for eustachian tube dysfunction. Corcidin prescribed. Have high blood pressure. Due to medication?

I am being evaluated for high blood pressure and will see my doctor this week. I am using Flonaise for eustachian tube dysfunction . On some days, I don t experience symptoms and do not use it. I have also used Claritin as well. I was recommended to change from Claratin to Corcidin. I am wondering if using Flonaise can be correlated to high blood pressure.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Systemic side effects from local steroid use (Flonase) can theoretically occur, but not common.

It is not a rescue medicine, but for prophylaxis - needs to be taken regularly...

Coricidin is another anti-histamine but with cough suppressant. Take care it is plain and does not have decongestant (which can raise the pressure)

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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