Who can use Beconase Nasal Spray?
Beconase Nasal Spray should only be used by adults over the age of 18 years.
How to take Beconase?
Shake well before use. Only use in the nose, do not swallow or get the spray in your eyes. Beconase Hayfever quickly starts to reduce inflammation and swelling in your nose, although it may take 2 or 3 days to build up to its maximum protective effect. To prevent your symptoms starting, start to use Beconase Hayfever two or three days before exposure to one of your usual ‘triggers’. You should use the spray regularly to get the best results from it
Adults aged 18 years and over:
- Spray two puffs into each nostril every morning and evening.
- Once your symptoms have improved, you may be able to reduce the dose to one spray into each nostril every morning and evening.
- Do not use more than 8 sprays (400 micrograms) in a day.
- Use the lowest dose possible to control your symptoms.
- If your symptoms do not improve within 14 days, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
- Do not use more than the recommended dose
If you are pregnant
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or are breast feeding, talk to your doctor before using Beconase Hayfever.
Common side effects.
The following commonly reported side effects may occur:
Sneezing after using the spray but this soon stops. You may notice an unpleasant taste or smell. Nose bleeds or irritation in the nose or throat.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN.
READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION