Zetonna Side Effects
Generic name: ciclesonide nasal
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 28, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about ciclesonide nasal. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Zetonna.
Applies to ciclesonide nasal: nasal aerosol liquid, nasal spray.
Serious side effects of Zetonna
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:
- Bloody nose
- muscle aches
- nasal discomfort
- sore throat
- stuffy or runny nose
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- Acne or pimples
- 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
- difficulty with breathing or troubled breathing
- difficulty with swallowing
- eye pain
- itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
- loss of appetite
- loss of consciousness
- loss of vision
- menstrual changes
- mental depression
- reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
- skin rash
- swelling of the eyes, eyelids, face, or inside of the nose
- tightness in the chest
- weight gain around the face, neck, and trunk
- white patches inside the nose or throat
Other side effects of Zetonna
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:
- Ear pain
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to ciclesonide nasal: nasal aerosol, nasal spray.
The most commonly reported side effects were headache, epistaxis, nasopharyngitis, and ear pain.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis effects[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Influenza
Common (1% to 10%): Nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngolaryngeal pain, sinusitis, nasal discomfort, cough, bronchitis, epistaxis
Postmarketing reports: Development or worsening of lens opacities, increase in intraocular pressure, worsening visual acuity[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Ear pain
Frequency not reported: Impaired wound healing, ear infection[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Headache
Frequency not reported: Sinus headache
Postmarketing reports: Dizziness[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection
Common (1% to 10%): Nausea[Ref]
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.