Product Name: Aldecin Hayfever Aqueous Nasal Spray
Allergic rhinitisVasomotor rhinitisNasal polyposis
Produce local anti-inflammatory effects, decrease capillary permeability and mucous production, and produce vasoconstriction in the nasal mucosaOnset of action within 3-7 hours; effective on an as-needed basis; optimum effect after several days of regular use
Adult:2 sprays into each nostril twice daily up to a maximum of 8 sprays dailyChild 3-12 years:Initially, 1 spray into each nostril twice daily then 1 spray into each nostril once dailyPregnancy:Safe to useLactation:Safe to use
Common side effects
Nasal stinging, itchingSneezingSore throatDry mouthCough
Uncommon side effects
Nose bleedNasal septal perforationGlaucomaCataractAllergic reactions (urticaria, angioedema, bronchospasm, rash)Patients transferred from oral to nasal steroids may have impaired adrenal functionNasal corticosteroids may cause nose bleeding in people with bleeding disordersNasal corticosteroids may delay healing in patients who have recently undergone surgery or traumaSystemic adverse effects are rare with nasal corticosteroid preparations when used at recommended doses. Occurrence of systemic adverse effects depends on amount of systemic absorption, which is influenced by dosage, duration of treatment and delivery system used.Adrenal impairment: may occur with high dosesBone density loss: clinical implications concerning the risk of osteoporosis and fracture are still unknownGlaucoma, cataract: risk may be increased.Skin thinning and bruising: may occur with high dosesImpaired growth: corticosteroids may reduce growth velocity mainly in the first year of treatment; effect on growth of other organs (e.g. brain and lung) is not well known.
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