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Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray

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Overview

Introduction

Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray is a steroid. It relieves the symptoms of allergic rhinitis such as runny nose, sneezing and sinus discomfort. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that cause swelling and allergies, thus relieving the discomfort and irritation in your nose.

You should always use it as advised by your doctor but to get the full benefit you should take it regularly. It may take a few days for the spray to take full effect. If you do not see an improvement in your symptoms after a week you should talk to your doctor.

The most common side effects of Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray include nasal irritation, nosebleeds, pain or irritation in the throat. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. Using corticosteroids like may Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations which make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.

Before starting to use Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits with your healthcare team.

Uses of Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Side effects of Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Derinide-AQ

  • Bronchospasm
  • Nasal irritation
  • Nosebleeds

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Nasal irritation
    Try using a saltwater nasal spray from time to time. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated and stop your nose drying out. Avoid things that irritate your nose (triggers such as pollen, dust and animal fur). Try not to blow or pick your nose as this may irritate it further. Inhale steam and use a humidifier to add moisture to the air in your home.
  • Coping with Nosebleeds
    To stop a nosebleed, sit or stand upright (do not lie down). Pinch your nose just above the nostrils for a few minutes. Lean forward and breathe through your mouth. Place an icepack at the top of your nose. Get medical help if your nosebleed lasts more than 10 to 15 minutes. After a nosebleed, try not to blow your nose for 24 hours. Try to avoid hot drinks or alcohol.

How to use Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Direct the spray towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat the same process for the other nostrils.

How Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray works

Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray is a steroid. It gets absorbed into the cells of the inner surface of the nose and works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that cause inflammation (swelling) and allergies. This relieves blocked or runny nose, sneezing and sinus discomfort.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • The right way to use the nasal spray:
    • Shake the bottle before using the medicine. 
    • Clean your nose thoroughly before using the medicine.
    • Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. 
    • Direct the spray towards the sides of your nostril, away from the cartilage dividing the two sides of your nose. 
    • Breathe out gently through your mouth and repeat the same process for the other nostril.
  • Avoid deep breathing as it will cause medication to go back to the throat and make it less effective.
  • Do not share the bottle with anyone else so that you do not spread germs.
  • Derinide-AQ Nasal Spray should be avoided in patients with recent nasal ulcers, nasal surgery, or nasal trauma.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Derinide-AQ with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Colsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B, Amfocare, Amphocil
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Glinate
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I have watery nose and sneezing, appears to be due to allergy.
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It is mostly allergic rhinitis. You have to take long term antihistamine and flutiflo nasal spray
Nasal allergy Dr. Adv nasal surgery
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
What are your problems Sneezing or nose block
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FAQs

Q. Is Derinide-AQ effective?

Derinide-AQ is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Derinide-AQ too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How does Derinide-AQ work?

Derinide-AQ works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.

Q. For how long should I take Derinide-AQ?

It is recommended that you take Derinide-AQ for the duration advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

Q. What is thrush? Can Derinide-AQ cause thrush?

Thrush is a fungal infection of the nose and throat caused by candida. Derinide-AQ can cause thrush as a common side effect. To avoid getting fungal infections, you should thoroughly rinse your mouth after using a nasal spray. If you experience any redness or white colored patches in your nose or mouth, inform your doctor.

Q. Is Derinide-AQ safe?

Derinide-AQ is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

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