Zetonna Side Effects

Generic Name: ciclesonide nasal

Note: This document contains side effect information about ciclesonide nasal. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Zetonna.

Some side effects of Zetonna may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

For the Consumer

Applies to ciclesonide nasal: nasal aerosol liquid, nasal spray

Along with its needed effects, ciclesonide nasal (the active ingredient contained in Zetonna) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking ciclesonide nasal:

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 side effects of ciclesonide nasal may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions 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.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included nasopharyngitis and epistaxis.

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