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NASACORT AQ. It is not intended to replace a doctor's instructions.
Chemical Name: TRIAMCINOLONE (trye-am-SIN-oh-lone)
This medicine is a
corticosteroid used to treat the symptoms of seasonal and perennial
allergic rhinitis (hay fever). It may also be used to treat other
conditions as determined by your doctor.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR
OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that
you are taking. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions,
allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding.
directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. This
medicine is to be used in the nose. This medicine may come with an
instruction leaflet. Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any
questions that you may have before using this medicine. SHAKE WELL
before using a dose. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature, away
from extreme temperatures and direct sunlight. Do not puncture,
break, or burn container, even if it appears empty. IF YOU MISS A
DOSE OF THIS MEDICINE, use it as soon as possible. If it is much
more than 1 hour since your missed dose, skip the missed dose and go
back to your regular dosing schedule.
IT MAY TAKE SEVERAL
DAYS for this medicine to give full benefit. Continue to use it as
directed during this time. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE more often or
for a longer time than your doctor recommended. DO NOT USE THIS
MEDICINE for other nasal problems. AVOID GETTING THIS MEDICINE IN
YOUR EYES. IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD CHICKENPOX OR MEASLES, avoid contact
with anyone who has either of these diseases. THIS MEDICINE MAY
AFFECT GROWTH RATE in children. Your child's growth should be
checked regularly while using this medicine. FOR WOMEN: IF YOU PLAN
ON BECOMING PREGNANT, discuss with your doctor the benefits and
risks of using this medicine during pregnancy. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS
MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. IF YOU ARE OR WILL BE
BREAST-FEEDING while you are using this medicine, check with your
doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby.
Possible side effects
SIDE EFFECTS, that
may go away during treatment, include headache, dry nose, throat
irritation, sneezing or nose bleeds. If they continue or are
bothersome, check with your doctor. If you notice other effects not
listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from doing
its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your
medicines interact with each other.
If you take too much
If overdose is
suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
If your symptoms do
not improve within 3 weeks or if they become worse, check with your
doctor. DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not
prescribed. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions.
KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the reach of children. ALWAYS HAVE A SPARE
INHALER available in case the unit malfunctions or is empty. IF
USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain refills
before your supply runs out.