What is Qnasl Nasal Spray (Beclomethasone) prescribed for?
Allergies are basically what happens when your immune system reacts to something that is usually quite harmless. Your immune system will go into the defensive, and the triggers for these seasonal allergies are usually a result of grass, weed, tree pollen or mold.
This medication is used to treat seasonal and all year-round allergy symptoms such as stuffy and runny nose, itching, and sneezing. It may also reduce the symtoms of seasonal allgeries such as red, itchy and watery eyes. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the inflammation in the nasal passages.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this medication, consult with your doctor or pharmacist on the matter. Take this medication directly has prescribed, and make sure to read the instructions on the prescription label. And if you have any concerns, speak with your medical professional.
Use this medication in your nose as directed to you by your doctor. This is usually taken once a day. Do not spray in your eyes or mouth.
Make sure to gently blow your nose before use, also you should prime the inhaler if you are using it for the first time or have not used it for more than several days in a row.
Remember those dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and your overall response to the treatment. Do not increase your dose or use it more often than what has been prescribed to you, since that may increase the risk of any side effects.
Keep in that mind that this medication may not work right away. While some feel this medication with several days, for others it may take up to 2 weeks before they begin to feel the full benefit of the medication.
Before taking this medication, it is best to advise your doctor if you are allergic Beclomethasone; or to any other medications or allergies in general. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Before taking this medication, it is for the best to inform your doctor of your Medical history, especially if you have ever had the following; recent nose problems (such as injury, ulcers, surgery), certain eye problems (glaucoma, cataracts), current/past infections (such as those caused by tuberculosis, herpes, fungus).
Avoid contact with people who have infections that may spread to others (such as chickenpox, measles). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.
While minor, some of these side effects may occur. They are as follows; Mild nosebleeds, nasal dryness/irritation, unpleasant taste/smell may occur. However if any of these persist or worsen, it’s best to speak with your doctor right away.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: pain/sores in the nose, loss of taste or smell, signs of infection (such as persistent sore throat, white patches in your nose/back of your throat, fever, chills).
Rarely, it is possible that corticosteroids given in the nose will be absorbed into the bloodstream. This can lead to side effects of too much corticosteroid. These side effects are more likely in children and people who use this medication for a long time and in high doses. Tell your doctor right away if any of the following side effects occur: unusual/extreme tiredness, weight loss, headache, swelling ankles/feet, increased thirst/urination, vision problems.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
What happens if I suddenly stop taking this medication?
There may be a relapse in symptoms as well as side effects. You should speak your doctor before stop taking this medication.
What is the best dosage to take?
The diagnosis with your doctor will be able to determine the best dosage for your treatment. Work with your doctor closely for dosage and dosing schedules.
What happens if I miss a dose?
You should take the missed dose as soon you realize you have forgotten. If the forgotten dose is closer to your next scheduled dose, take the next schedule dose to avoid overlapping in dose.
What is the best way to store this medication?
This medication is stored at room temperature, and should be kept away from children and pets. Do not throw away this medication in the wastebasket. If you are uncertain how to dispose of this medication speak with your pharmacist for help in safely disposing of this medication.