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Nasacort medication is for relief of allergies and its symptoms. It is a steroid with the generic name Triamcinolone. It functions primarily by preventing the release of substances in our bodies that may cause inflammation. It is used to treat the symptoms of allergies like sneezing, runny nose and itching which are usually triggered by allergies that come with the season and hay fever.

Forms of Nasacort

Nasacort comes in two forms, spray and inhaler. Each form of the medication is not supposed to be used for long periods of time and should be disposed when the doctor says it should be. Once the spray or inhaler has been opened and used, stick to the length of time that the doctor gave to dispose of the unused portion.

What You Need To Know About Nasacort

Nasacort is basically a safe drug to administer but medical practitioners refrain from prescribing it to children twelve years and younger. Some individuals are allergic to the drug so it is better to refrain from using it if you are since allergic reactions may vary and some may be fatal if unchecked. A week is as long as it takes for your symptoms to improve after using Nasacort as prescribed by the doctor.

This drug can sometimes lower the presence of blood cells that help fight off infections. This means you are prone to sickness and other infections while using this drug. When it is time for you to stop using the drug, do as your doctor ordered and do not stop using this immediately. There are some individuals who suffer withdrawal symptoms from abruptly stopping usage.

If you have tuberculosis, an infection or have recently had a nose injury or surgery, you need to provide you doctor with the data for these in order for him to review if you can use Nasacort. This drug has a good chance of affecting and unborn child so if you are pregnant or plan to be, discuss it with your medical practitioner.

Possible Side Effects of Nasacort

Some serious side effects which need immediate medical attention are weakness, nausea, weight loss, fever, chills, flu-like side effects and sometimes even sores in the oral cavity. You need to talk to your doctor if some of these symptoms are occurring. Other less serious side effects are nausea, sneezing after using the medication, watery eyes, cough due to sore throat, headache and others.


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