Qnasl Nasal Aerosol (Beclomethasone Dipropionate) is a prescription medication used to treat seasonal nasal and year-round nasal allergy symptoms, such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose. Qnasl Nasal Aerosol 80 mcg is for use in adults and children aged 12 years and older. Qnasl Nasal Aerosol 40 mcg is used in children 4-11 years of age. Qnasl belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Canadian Pharmacy King currently offers the brand Qnasl Nasal Spray from the United States manufactured by Teva in the strength of 80 mcg/120 dose nasal spray. The generic version is not available.
Common side effects of Qnasl may include discomfort or irritation inside your nose, sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, nosebleed, fever, sore throat, headache, nausea, or unpleasant taste or smell.
Contact your doctor immediately if you notice more serious side effects such as:
• Blurred vision, eye pain, seeing halos around lights;
• Severe or ongoing nosebleeds;
• Signs of a hormonal disorder (worsening tiredness or muscle weakness, anxiety, feeling irritable, feeling light-headed, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, weight loss, or weight gain);
• Signs of infection (fever, chills, sores or white patches in or around your nose, flu symptoms, redness or swelling);
• Sores in the nose that won’t heal
This is not a complete list of side effects. If you notice any other side effects not listed here, please contact your doctor or pharmacist.
You should not use Qnasl if you are allergic to beclomethasone. To make sure Qnasl is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had asthma, glaucoma or cataracts, herpes simplex virus of your eyes, tuberculosis or any other infection or illness, sores or ulcers in your nose, or an injury or surgery affecting your nose. Before using Qnasl, tell your doctor if you have been sick or have had any infections. You may not be able to use the nasal spray until you are well. It is not known whether this medication will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication. It is not known whether this medication will pass into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Qnasl can lower the levels of blood cells that help your body fight infections. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chicken pox or measles. These conditions can be serious or even fatal in people who are getting Qnasl. Avoid getting this medication in your eyes. If contact does occur, rinse with water and call your doctor. Steroid medications can affect growth in children. Talk with your doctor if you think your child is not growing at a normal rate while using Qnasl. Several medications may interact with Qnasl, especially Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) and esketamine. This is not a complete list of interactions, and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you are currently taking or have recently taken in order to reduce the risk of any possible interactions. This medication is not approved for use in children younger than 4 years old.
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