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Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray
Rhinocort aqua nasal spray contains Budesonide as an active ingredient. Budesonide is a potent corticosteroid and is effective in seasonal asthma and other allergic symptoms. It is available in the form of aqua based nasal spray and is given to treat nasal inflammation.
The ailments it is used for:
Rhinocort aqua nasal spray is an anti inflammatory drug given in the following conditions such as:
Understanding the drug Rhinocort aqua nasal spray:
Rhinocort aqua nasal spray comprises of Budesonide as an active ingredient that has anti-inflammatory property. It is used to treat nasal symptoms such as nasal congestion, sneezing and seasonal asthma.
This medicine directly goes into the airways and lungs and produces its effect. It prevents the signs and symptoms of Asthma. It has anti-inflammatory action and acts on the inflamed airways. This reduces the inflammation by scavenging harmful mediators of inflammation and causes narrowing of the airways. This way, it facilitates smooth breathing and avoids constriction of airways. It is recommended to be used daily as it prevents the development of asthma symptoms.
When should you avoid it?
You should not take Rhinocort aqua nasal spray if you:
How much to take?
The dosage is solely decided by the Doctor after assessing your condition and various factors such as age, gender and body weight. One can’t fix the dose as it varies from patient to patient. The usual recommended dose is 1 to 4 sprays into each nostril once per day. Always take the dose as prescribed by the Doctor.
What are the strengths available?
Rhinocort aqua nasal spray combination available in one strength combination at our website:
Who is the manufacturer?
Rhinocort aqua nasal spray manufactured by Astra Zeneca Pharma, a pharmaceutical giant and is available on our website in the pack of 200 mdi.
How to take?
Rhinocort aqua is taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Read thoroughly all the instructions mentioned on the instruction label. The common way of taking the spray is:
When to take?
Always take the medicine as instructed by the Doctor or Pharmacist. Don’t consume the medicine in a greater amount. The intake of dosage varies from patient to patient. So, doctor will recommend the best therapeutic dose for you. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.
For how long should it be taken?
Take the medicine as long as recommended by the Doctor. Always ask the doctor before stopping the intake of the drug.
What if you take too much (overdose)?
If overdose, immediately consult with your concerned doctor. Take medical help if anyone has accidently swallowed the medication. Long term use of steroids can cause life threatening symptoms like:
What if you miss the dose?
Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. This reduces the chances of missing dose. Talk to your Doctor if you miss the Dose. Don’t double up the dose in order to catch up with the previous one.
What are the side effects?
Every medicine has some side effects; Rhinocort aqua nasal spray is the one which has some mild and severe side effects also. Some commonly observed side effects are as following:
Some rare side effects associated with it are as follows:
Are there any possible drug interactions?
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking till date. Give a complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Rhinocort aqua nasal spray. Drugs listed below may interact with Rhinocort aqua nasal spray:
What are the things to be taken care of?