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Triamcinolone Nasal Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 3, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 55 mcg/inh; 50 mcg/inh

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Initial dose: 220 mcg (2 sprays) in each nostril once a day, until symptoms improve
Maintenance dose: 110 mcg (1 spray) in each nostril once a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

2 to under 6 years old: 110 mcg (1 spray) into each nostril once a day

6 to under 12 years old: 110 mcg (1 spray) in each nostril once a day
-If symptoms do not improve, may increase to 220 mcg (2 sprays) in each nostril once a day; reduce to one spray when symptoms improve.

12 years and older:
Initial dose: 220 mcg (2 sprays) in each nostril once a day, until symptoms improve
Maintenance dose: 110 mcg (1 spray) in each nostril once a day

Comments:
-Some products are not approved for pediatric use; the manufacturer product information should be consulted.
-Adults should supervise use in children.
-Do not use for more than 2 months a year as growth rate may be slowed.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available.

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
-Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients
-Use in children under 2 years of age

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years; this drug is contraindicated in these patients.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available.

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Shake well before each use.
-Do not use more than directed.
-If a dose is missed, do not double the next dose.
-Do not spray in eyes or mouth.

Patient advice:
-If allergy symptoms do not improve after a week, stop use and speak to a healthcare provider.
-Do not use for the common cold.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.