This medication contains an anti-inflammatory drug from the cortisone family (corticosteroid). Typically, it is used for allergic rhinitis. It may also be used for nasal polyps (growths that block the nasal passages), as well as for other uses. It requires several days to take effect.
This product is to be sprayed into the nostrils. To use:
Following its use, wipe the nozzle tip with a clean tissue or a smooth cloth.
This medication is typically used only once a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Use it regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects.
Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed. It must be used regularly and continuously to maintain its beneficial effects. Be sure to keep an adequate supply on hand.
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember -- unless it is almost time for your next dose. In that case, skip the missed dose. Do not double the next dose to catch up.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Once opened, the product must be used within 60 days. Any unused portion should be discarded.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult: