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 away from the cartilage diving the two sides of your nose and toward the sides of your nostril. As you spray, breath gently and keep the head upright. Repeat in the other nostril.
Lotenase Nasal Spray is a topical steroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the eye that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Lotenase Nasal Spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lotenase Nasal Spray is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. To reduce the amount of Lotenase Nasal Spray that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Lotenase Nasal Spray may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Lotenase Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotenase Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Lotenase Nasal Spray is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lotenase Nasal Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Lotenase Nasal Spray, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.