Nasacort Allergy 24HR (nasal)
Generic name: triamcinolone (nasal) [ TRYE-am-SIN-oh-lone ]
Drug class: Nasal steroids
What is Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal?
Nasacort Allergy 24HR (for the nose) is a steroid medicine used to treat sneezing, itching, and runny or stuffy nose caused by seasonal allergies or hay fever.
Nasacort Allergy 24HR may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Nasacort Allergy 24HR if you are allergic to Nasacort Allergy 24HR.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is safe to use if you have ever had:
Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Nasacort Allergy 24HR should not be given to a child younger than 2 years old.
How should I use Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal?
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
Do not take by mouth. Nasacort Allergy 24HR is for use only in your nose.
Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.
Shake the nasal spray well just before each use. Before your first use, prime the nasal spray pump by spraying the medicine into the air until a fine mist appears. If the nasal spray has not been used for longer than 2 weeks, prime it by spraying the medicine into the air until a fine mist appears.
Stop using Nasacort Allergy 24HR and call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 7 days.
Do not share the nasal spray with another person, or you could spread germs or disease.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Use the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
An overdose of Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal is not expected to produce life threatening symptoms. However, long term use of high steroid doses can lead to symptoms such as thinning skin, easy bruising, changes in the shape or location of body fat (especially in your face, neck, back, and waist), increased acne or facial hair, menstrual problems, impotence, or loss of interest in sex.
What should I avoid while using triamcinolone nasal?
Avoid getting Nasacort Allergy 24HR in your eyes.
Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chickenpox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are using Nasacort Allergy 24HR.
Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Nasacort Allergy 24HR may cause serious side effects. Call your doctor at once if you have:
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights.
Nasacort Allergy 24HR can affect growth in children. Tell your doctor if your child is not growing at a normal rate while using this medicine.
Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What other drugs will affect Nasacort Allergy 24HR nasal?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using Nasacort Allergy 24HR with any other medications, especially:
This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect Nasacort Allergy 24HR, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.
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