Ciclospray Nasal Spray 50Mcg
Also known as: ALVESCO
Active ingredient: Ciclesonide
Product Code: PR10429
What is this drug?
Ciclospray is a nasal spray used to treat seasonal or perennial nasal allergies or rhinitis which cause sneezing, runny, stuffy or itchy nose. Its other brand names are Zetonna, Omnaris, Alvesco HFA.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Cuclospray Nasal Spray 50Mcg contains Ciclesonide which is a glucocorticoid. It is a steroid hormone and it attaches itself to the glucocorticoid receptors in the area. It then gets hydrolysed to an active metabolite. The metabolite acts on the inflammation-producing components like prostaglandins and reduces the symptoms of inflammation.
Looking after your drug
Store it in its container tightly closed and in a cool and dry place. Do not freeze. Do not use after 4 months of opening the pack.
How to take Cuclospray Nasal Spray 50Mcg?
Spray it inside both the nostrils.
Recommended dose is 2 sprays in each nostril once a day.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Consult your doctor if you have any other disease, are taking any other drug or are pregnant before starting this medicine.
Possible Side Effects
· Nasal bleeding or discomfort
· Muscle Pains
· Sore throat or irritation
· Stuffy or a runny nose
· Unexplained fatigue
When Cuclospray Nasal Spray 50Mcg should not be used?
Do not use it if you are allergic to the drug or have an open wound or sore in the nose.
How long should you take Cuclospray Nasal Spray 50Mcg?
As long as prescribed.