Nasacort allergy Nasal spray contains a medicine called triamcinolone acetonide. This belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids which means it is a type of steroid. It is given as a spray in the nose to treat the nasal symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Nasal symptoms of allergy include sneezing, itching, and having a blocked, stuffy or runny nose. This type of allergy, such as hay fever, can be caused by different pollens in different seasons of the year. This is called ‘seasonal allergic rhinitis’. This medicine only works if used on a regular basis and may not help your symptoms straight away. It helps some people within the first day of treatment, However, for other people it may take 3 to 4 days to feel a relief.
- Type of Product
55 micrograms of triamcinolone acetonide per spray.
Patients aged 18 years and over: The recommended starting dose is 220 micrograms as 2 sprays in each nostril once daily. Once symptoms are controlled patients can be maintained on 110 micrograms (1 spray in each nostril once daily). Without medical supervision, Nasacort Allergy is not recommended for use longer than three months. If symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis are not relieved within 14 days, a physician must be consulted.