Rhinocort is a nasal spray that is used to treat allergies. It contains the active ingredient Budesonide, which helps to relieve symptoms such as sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes. Rhinocort can be purchased over the counter without a prescription, and comes in both adult and pediatric formulations.
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What is Rhinocort Aqua?
Rhinocort Aqua is a nasal spray containing budesonide, a corticosteroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used to treat stuffy nose, sneezing, itchy nose, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies in adults and children 6 years of age and older.
The safety and effectiveness of Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray has not been shown in children under 6 years of age.
How should I use Rhinocort Aqua?
Use Rhinocort Aqua exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Rhinocort Aqua is usually given in each nostril once per day. The usual dose is 1 to 4 sprays for adults, and 1 to 2 sprays for children. Carefully follow your doctor’s dosing instructions.
Prime the Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray before your first use. Shake well and pump 8 test sprays into the air, away from your face. Pump the spray until a fine mist appears. Prime again whenever the inhaler has not been used in longer than 2 days, or if it has been dropped.
Shake the nasal spray well bottle just before each use.
To use the Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray:
Blow your nose gently. Keep your head upright and insert the tip of the bottle into one nostril. Press your other nostril closed with your finger. Breathe in quickly and gently spray the medicine into your nose. Then use the spray in your other nostril.
Do not blow your nose for at least a few minutes after using the nasal spray.
Do not use the Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray more than once per day.
If the spray gets in your eyes or mouth, rinse with water.
If the nasal spray has not been used for longer than 14 days, rinse the applicator and prime with 2 test sprays.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
It may take up to 2 weeks before your symptoms improve. For best results, keep using the medication as directed, even if you feel fine. Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using Rhinocort Aqua.
Budesonide can weaken your immune system. Tell your doctor if you have signs of infection such as fever, chills, body aches, vomiting, or feeling tired.
If you use this medicine long-term, you may need frequent medical tests.
Store Rhinocort Aqua in an upright position at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Throw the medication away after you have used 120 sprays, even if there is still medicine left in the bottle.
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