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Ezicas Nasal Spray

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Introduction

Ezicas 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 inlammation (swelling) and allergies, thus relieving the discomfort and irritation in your nose.

You should always use Ezicas Nasal Spray as advised by your doctor. To get the full benefit of the medicine you should take it regularly. Normally, you should blow your nose gently before using it, keep one nostril closed while applying the medicine into the other, and then sniff hard to make sure it reaches deep into the nose. Then repeat for the other nostril.

Nasal irritation is a very common side effect of this medicine. It may also cause nosebleed and headache in some patients. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. Using corticosteroids like this medicine makes 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’s best not to smoke.

Before using this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is important to discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.

Uses of Ezicas Nasal Spray

  • Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Benefits of Ezicas Nasal Spray

In Sneezing and runny nose due to allergies

Ezicas Nasal Spray belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. When it is sprayed into your nose it will reduce swelling and irritation and relieve symptoms such as blocked or stuffy nose, sneezing, and itchy or watery eyes. It is less likely than some other medicines to cause high blood pressure or changes in your sodium or potassium levels. This medicine works in your nose to block the effects of substances like pollen, dust mites, and mould that can trigger allergic reactions. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities without worrying so much about getting an allergic reaction. It may not work straight away, so use it regularly as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement after a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Ezicas 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 Ezicas

  • Nasal irritation
  • Headache
  • Nosebleeds

How to use Ezicas 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 Ezicas Nasal Spray works

Ezicas Nasal Spray is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ezicas 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
Ezicas 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

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Quick Tips

  • The right way to use the nasal spray:
    • 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.
  • Ezicas Nasal Spray should be avoided in patients with recent nasal ulcers, nasal surgery, or nasal trauma.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ezicas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
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. For how long should I take Ezicas Nasal Spray?

It is recommended that you take the nasal spray as long as you are exposed to the allergen. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns.

Q. Does long-term use of Ezicas Nasal Spray have any side effects?

Usual doses of Ezicas Nasal Spray can be tolerated by most people for long periods of time. But, few people may develop nose bleed, hole in nasal cartilage, and visual disturbances due to cataract or glaucoma if they take Ezicas Nasal Spray for a long time. Moreover, high doses also tend to increase the risk of weakening of bones (osteoporosis) and diabetes.

Q. What is thrush? Can Ezicas Nasal Spray cause thrush?

Thrush is a fungal infection of the nose and throat caused by candida. It can occur with the use of Ezicas Nasal Spray. You should thoroughly rinse your mouth after using nasal spray to avoid getting fungal infection. If you experience any redness or white colored patches in your nose or mouth, inform your doctor.

Q. Can I take Ezicas Nasal Spray for runny nose and sneezing due to common cold?

No, Ezicas Nasal Spray is only meant for allergic rhinitis and should not be taken for common cold. Symptoms of common cold can be due to viral infection and this medicine does not cure such infections. Therefore, you may not benefit from Ezicas Nasal Spray.

Q. Ezicas Nasal Spray is available in various forms such as nasal spray, cream and lotion. Are they used for different purposes?

Yes, Ezicas Nasal Spray is also available in other forms and each form works for different purposes. Ezicas Nasal Spray relieves sneezing, runny, stuffy, or itchy nose, and itchy, watery eyes caused by allergies (allergy to pollen, mold, dust or pets). On the other hand, the cream and lotion form treats many kinds of inflammatory skin diseases when applied to the skin. It can also be used to relieve inflamed skin, redness and itching in several skin problems (like eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, discoid lupus erythematosus and allergic contact skin reaction).

Q. How does Ezicas Nasal Spray work?

Ezicas Nasal Spray 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. How long does Ezicas Nasal Spray take to start working?

The time Ezicas Nasal Spray requires to start working differs from person to person. However, you may get relief within 8 hours of starting Ezicas Nasal Spray. It may even take several days before you see maximum benefits. In order to improve your symptoms faster, it is important to take the medicine regularly as it increases the efficiency.

Q. My friend developed a severe allergic reaction when she started Ezicas Nasal Spray. Could it be due to Ezicas Nasal Spray even though it is used for allergy purposes?

In very rare cases, Ezicas Nasal Spray can cause serious allergic reactions such as rash, hives, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, throat and tongue. It may also cause low blood pressure which may further cause lightheadedness and the patient may even faint. If these symptoms occur, you should immediately contact your doctor because such allergic reactions can be life threatening.

Q. My brother developed chickenpox while using Ezicas Nasal Spray. Can Ezicas Nasal Spray be responsible for chickenpox? What should be done?

Yes, it could be possible. The reason being, Ezicas Nasal Spray is a corticosteroid, which weakens the immune system of the body, making the body prone to infections such as chicken pox. You should immediately stop the medication and contact the doctor. The doctor may consider treating it with antiviral agents.
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