Generic Name : Triamcinolone Inhalation Pronunciation : trye an sin' oh lone Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics ICD Code : Y55.6
International- Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a corticosteroid, prescribed for allergic rhinitis. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The recommended starting dose is 200 mcg per day given as 2 sprays (approximately 50 mcg/spray) in each nostril once a day. How it should be taken :
It comes as an aerosol for oral inhalation. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution needed for people with history of infections, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Avoid contact with people who have infections. Side Effects :
Body As A Whole - Headache and back pain.
Respiratory - Inflammation of pharynx, asthma and increased cough.
Gastrointestinal - Indigestion, nausea and vomiting.
Eye and ENT - Taste perversion and eye inflammation.
Musculoskeletal - Muscle pain.
* Avoid contact with eyes. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, away from heat or an open flame. Do not puncture your inhaler.
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