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Rhinocort Aqua Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Rhinocort Aqua is an anti-inflammatory steroid nasal spray. It is used for relief of the symptoms of hay fever and similar allergic nasal inflammations.

Rhinocort Aqua Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 64 micrograms per day administered as 1 spray in each nostril once a day.
  • The recommended starting dose for children between 6 and 11 years of age is 64 micrograms per day administered as one spray per nostril once a day.

Uses of Rhinocort Aqua

  • It is used to treats the symptoms of hay fever and similar allergic nasal inflammations.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Rhinocort Aqua

Before taken Rhinocort Aqua medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Rhinocort Aqua. Side effects may include:

  • Nosebleeds
  • Sore throat

Warnings and precautions before taking Rhinocort Aqua:

  • If you are taking steroid in tablet form, such as prednisone, and are switched to Rhinocort Aqua, then you may have symptoms of withdrawal, such as joint or muscle pain, lethargy, and depression. So you should be used this medication with extra caution.
  • If you have been taking another steroid for a long time for asthma, your asthma may get worse if your medication is cut back too quickly.
  • Using Rhinocort Aqua with another steroid drug can decrease the body's normal ability to make its own steroid chemicals.
  • You should be used Rhinocort Aqua with caution in children and teenagers. It can affect their rate of growth.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Rhinocort Aqua with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Rhinocort Aqua with the following:

  • Cimetidine
  • Erythromycin
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole

After taken Rhinocort Aqua if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Rhinocort Aqua overdose include:

  • Diabetes
  • Easy bruising
  • Fat around the waist and on the upper back
  • High blood pressure
  • Lowered resistance to infection
  • Menstrual problems
  • Poor healing

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