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Allermax Aqueous Nasal Spray

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Generic Name:
Product Name: Allermax Aqueous Nasal Spray

Indication

Allergic rhinitis

Action

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

Dose advice

Adult, Child >12 years:Initially 2 sprays into each nostril once daily, then 1 spray into each nostril once dailyChild 3-12 years:1 spray into each nostril once daily Pregnancy:Safe to useLactation:Safe to use

Schedule

S3

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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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 30 January, 2014


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