Zetonna Side Effects

Generic Name: ciclesonide nasal

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug ciclesonide nasal. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Zetonna.

It is possible that some side effects of Zetonna may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to ciclesonide nasal: nasal aerosol liquid, nasal spray

As well as its needed effects, ciclesonide nasal (the active ingredient contained in Zetonna) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking ciclesonide nasal, check with your doctor immediately:

Less common
  • Bloody nose
  • fever
  • headache
  • muscle aches
  • nasal discomfort
  • sore throat
  • stuffy or runny nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
Rare
  • Acne or pimples
  • blindness
  • blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  • bloody mucus or unexplained nosebleeds
  • blurred vision
  • change in vision
  • darkening of the skin
  • decreased vision
  • diarrhea
  • difficulty with breathing or troubled breathing
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • eye pain
  • fainting
  • hives
  • itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
  • loss of appetite
  • loss of consciousness
  • loss of vision
  • menstrual changes
  • mental depression
  • nausea
  • reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  • skin rash
  • swelling of the eyes, eyelids, face, or inside of the nose
  • tearing
  • tightness in the chest
  • vomiting
  • weight gain around the face, neck, and trunk
  • wheezing
  • white patches inside the nose or throat

Some ciclesonide nasal side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

Less common
  • Ear pain

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ciclesonide nasal: nasal aerosol, nasal spray

Other

Other side effects have included ear pain.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.[Ref]

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included nasopharyngitis and epistaxis.[Ref]

References

1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"

2. "Product Information. Omnaris (ciclesonide nasal)." Sepracor Inc, Marlborough, MA.

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