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Avamys 27.5 Micrograms/Spray Nasal Spray Suspension

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Avamys Nasal Spray is used to relieve the symptoms of sneezing, itchiness and a blocked or runny nose associated with allergies like hay fever. This is commonly known as allergic rhinitis.

Why buy Avamys from Travelpharm Online Pharmacy? Simple, Travelpharm are a UK Pharmacy with decades of pharmacy of experience. So if you've exhausted all the over the counter hay fever options then perhaps Avamys might be the allergy treatment for you!


What is Allergic Rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the lining of the nose provoked by an allergen such as pollen, dust, mould or the skin flakes of certain animals.

In susceptible individuals, when the cells lining the nose are exposed to a certain allergen, histamine is released causing swelling, irritation and inflammation. This causes symptoms such as sneezing, itchiness and blocked or runny nose. This is where Avamys can help.

Allergens can vary between individuals but common triggers include pollen, dust, mould or animal skin flakes. The symptoms usually start fairly soon after being exposed to the allergen.

Some people experience symptoms all year round and others may be sensitive to seasonal allergens such as pollen and only experience symptoms for a few weeks at a time.


What is Avamys Nasal Spray and how does it work?

Fluticasone Furoate, the active ingredient in Avamys nasal spray, is a corticosteroid that has potent anti-inflammatory action. It binds to the cells in the nasal passage and over time it reduces the inflammatory symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis.

Most patients who use Avamys start to notice benefits within 8-24hrs of starting treatment, but due to the nature of inflammation, it could take between 7-14 days of continuous use to see the full anti-inflammatory effects. Whilst this steroid nasal spray may not provide immediate allergy relief, using this spray regularly stop/reduce allergic rhinitis before it even starts!.

One bottle of Avamys contains 120 sprays and can last for up to 2 months once your symptoms are controlled.


Who can use Avamys

Avamys nasal spray is intended for use by adults 18 years and above suffering rhinitis caused by an allergen, eg Hay Fever where conventional over the counter nasal sprays like Beconase and Pirinase have been ineffective.


How to use Avamys?

You should always take this medicine at the dosage recommended by your doctor or pharmacist.

The usual starting dose for adults aged 18 years and over is two spray actuation in each nostril once daily. Once symptoms are controlled, one spray actuation in each nostril may be effective for maintenance.

When using for the first time the spray needs to be primed. To do this remove the protective cap, and whilst the bottle is upright squeeze the button firmly at least 6 times until a fine mist of the spray is released into the air.

This product is intended for intranasal use only.

Some important information to help you use this product:

  • Avamys comes in an amber glass bottle. If you need to check how much is left hold the nasal spray upright against a bright light. You will then be able to see the level through the window.
  • When you first use the nasal spray you will need to shake it vigorously with the cap on for about 10 seconds. This is important as Avamys is a thick suspension that becomes liquid when you shake it well. It will only spray when it becomes liquid.
  • The mist-release button must be pressed firmly in, to release the mist through the nozzle
  • If you have difficulty pressing the button with your thumb, you can use two hands
  • Always keep the cap on the nasal spray when you are not using it. The cap keeps the dust out, seals in the pressure and stops the nozzle from blocking up. When the cap is in place the mist release button cannot be pressed accidentally
  • Never use a pin or anything sharp to clear the nozzle. It will damage the nasal spray

What is in Avamys Nasal Spray

Each spray actuation contains 27.5 micrograms of fluticasone furoate. Read the product information leaflet for a full list of excipients.


Side Effects

The most commonly reported side effects for Avamys nasal spray include:

  • Nose bleeds
  • Nasal ulceration
  • Headache

These side effects can occur in between 1 in 10 and 1 in 100 patients. If you develop any severe or persistent side effects, you should stop using this nasal spray and consult your doctor or pharmacist.


Caution:

You should only use this nasal spray after a valid medical assessment from a doctor or pharmacist.

Always read the product information leaflet before use.

Read the Avamys Patient Information Leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Storage:

Do not refrigerate or freeze. Store upright. Always keep the cap on.

Once opened, use within 2 months.

Product Images: Whilst we try to keep our product images up to date we may, particularly for non branded products ship the same medicine but in different packaging.  If you have any questions about this policy please get in touch.

Information Reviewed by Andrew Walton MPharm our Superintendent Pharmacist on: 17/03/2021

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Delivery & Returns

Here at TravelPharm, we work hard to process and ship orders in a timely fashion.  Our shipping hours are:

Mon – Fri 9 am till 4 pm

And you will find us in the office between 9 am and 5 pm. 



UK Delivery

TravelPharm is a registered UK pharmacy and operates from our base in the East Midlands.  As a registered UK pharmacy, the medicines we retail can only be shipped to UK addresses

We have 3 options for delivery: 

UK Standard Delivery - Royal Mail Tracked 48

  • Track from shipping to delivery
  • Usually delivered within 3 working days of dispatch.
  • Price: £3.19 or FREE when spending over £35 

Express Delivery - Royal Mail Tracked 24

  • Track from shipping to delivery.
  • Usually delivered within 1-2 working days of dispatch
  • Price: £4.39

UK Premium Express Delivery - Royal Mail Special Delivery before 1 pm

  • Guaranteed service.  Delivered before 1 pm next working day (Mon-Fri) after being shipped.
  • Signature Required.
  • Price: £7.39

TravelPharm is proud to use Royal Mail as their preferred delivery partner for nearly 100% of our parcels.  Royal Mail delivers Monday – Friday and occasionally on Saturdays.  They do not deliver on Sundays. We reserve the right to use alternative carriers where Royal Mail is unsuitable.  This can occur with aerosols or large bulky items. 

All our parcels are shipped in non-branded discreet plain packaging for your peace of mind, but we reserve the right to use any packaging we deem appropriate.   

It is important to note that we have a handling time of 24-72 hours and this time is in addition to the courier service you select at checkout.  These turnaround times are a guide and will frequently be bettered, however, on odd occasions it may be longer. 

TravelPharm is a pharmacy and many of the products we sell require additional personal information.  This could be information about you and your health.  As stated in our privacy policy this data is held and treated with the strictest of confidence but is essential for us to ensure safe online retail of medicines.  This information needs to be processed by a qualified member of the team and so shipping and delivery dates are estimates and not guaranteed. 

TravelPharm will endeavour to provide fast shipping but we will not be held responsible for any losses that should occur if your order does not arrive in time.  The guaranteed service is only guaranteed for the loss of the product and the cost of the service.  The guarantee does extend to expenses accrued by you the customer as a direct result of shipping delays.

For further information on Royal Mail products follow this link   

BFPO (British Forces Post Office)

Regretfully, we do not ship to BFPO addresses.  

European and International Deliveries

TravelPharm does not ship to addresses outside of the United Kingdom.  This is because medicines licenced for use in the UK may not be licenced in the destination country.  This is a restriction placed on pharmacies by one of our regulators the MHRA. 

General Delivery Terms and Conditions

Lost parcels – Royal Mail:  Parcels can only be reported as missing if it has not arrived within 3 weeks of shipping.  Whilst most parcels arrive on time or sooner than expected parcels do occasionally get lost or delayed.  In the first instance please contact your local sorting office as they may have the parcel.  Should the parcel not be located then contact our customer service team and we will open a claim with Royal Mail and arrange with you to reship the item or issue a refund.  

Delivery Address – It is your responsibility (the customer) to enter the correct delivery address at the point of ordering.  Should you make an error it may be possible for us to amend the address so long as you call our customer service team promptly.  Once the order has been processed the address cannot be amended.  Any parcels returned to us due to delivery address errors may be charged a redelivery fee and administration fee.  

Part Shipping – We may, at our discretion part ship an order or remove items from an order.  Where this occurs a refund for the removed items will be made. 

Delivery Dates – All delivery dates are estimates and are not guarantees of shipping or delivery dates.  The exception to this is the Special Delivery Service which is an upgrade on our Express service and must be pre-agreed.

 


Returns Policy

We understand that you may, at times want to return an item you've purchased from us.  Not all items can be returned but for the ones that can please read the policy below. 

What can’t I return? 

In the UK products of a medical nature cannot be returned to a retailer for a refund when/if the product is no longer wanted.  This applies to all medicines retailed at TravelPharm.  For clarity, medicines will have a UK product licence.  Common medicines that TravelPharm sell (and this list is not exhaustive) include anti-malaria tablets and common over the counter medicines like pain killers and antihistamines.  Medicines are not strictly limited to tablets, creams and liquids can also be medicines.  If in doubt please phone the team for advice. 

Return of Unwanted Items – It is your responsibility to notify us within 14 days of receipt of the parcel of the intention to return one or all items.  Once authorisation from customer services has been granted we must receive the return within 14 days.  You, the customer, will be liable for the cost of returning the items.  This includes situations where free delivery was offered with the order. 

Errors or Damaged Items – We apologise in advance if we make a mistake or items arrived damaged.  Please contact our customer services team to arrange the return of faulty or damaged goods.  A returns label will be provided by email.

Refused deliveries – You may only refuse delivery if the parcel arrives damaged.  In this situation, you must notify our customer services team within 7 days.  Refusal of a parcel is not means of initiating a return of an unwanted item.  

Parcels returned to us by the courier – If a parcel is returned to us for any reason without prior authorisation we will attempt to contact you so we can resend the parcel back to you. 

The Returns Process: 

1)     Please phone TravelPharm on 0119 512092 to notify us that you wish to return an item.  We will require your name, address, order number and the reason for the return.

2)     Not all items can be returned.  Should the item be suitable for return, a returns number will be generated.  Please clearly write this on the packaging.

3)     Ensure our address is clear and visible.  Returns should be addressed to: 

    TravelPharm,

    Returns Department

    Manor House

    Merlin Way

    Ilkeston

    DE7 4RA 

4)     Where we have made an error or a product is faulty or defective a prepaid returns label will be provided.

5)     Once we have received the item safely a refund will be issued. 

We recommend that you obtain a proof of postage when returning items to us.  We will not be held liable for parcels lost when being returned to us. 

Returned items that are in an unsaleable or damaged condition. We reserve the right to reduce the amount of money refunded, especially where evidence of use beyond basic handling has occurred.  All returned products must be in their original packaging, unopened and in a re-saleable condition. We only accept returns for products that have been purchased through us.

Failed Deliveries – On occasion, we may be notified of a failed delivery.  Upon receipt of the returned item, we will endeavour to contact you and attempt to resend the parcel. 

For further information on returns or to request a refund/return, please contact us.

Contact us with any questions you have about this product
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