Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase

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AstraZeneca

Composition for Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase

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Medicine Overview of Rhinocort Aquanase

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Uses of Rhinocort Aquanase

Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and asthma.
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Side effects of Rhinocort Aquanase

Common

Throat irritation, Hoarseness of voice, Cough.

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How to use Rhinocort Aquanase

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Blow your nose gently. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Keep the head upright. Breath in while pressing the bottle. Repeat in other nostril.

How Rhinocort Aquanase works

Rhinocort 64mcg aquanase is a corticosteroid. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the body that are responsible for inflammation.

In Depth Information on Rhinocort Aquanase

Expert advice for Rhinocort Aquanase

  • Eating smaller, more frequent meals and drinking plenty of fluids is helpful while taking Budesonide.
  • Take the drug with meals to avoid stomach upset.
  • Take the drug at the same time every day.
  • Do not take budesonide if you are allergic to it.
  • Don't stop taking this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will slowly adjust your dose to avoid unwanted side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
  • Ask your doctor or nurse on instructions to use the budesonide inhaler before use.
  • Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or tightness in the chest even after taking the medicine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase 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.
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Lactation
Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease as the data available in these patients is very limited.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rhinocort 64mcg Aquanase

Frequently asked questions for Budesonide

Q. Does budesonide inhaler contain steroids?
Yes. Budesonide inhaler is a steroid drug used mainly to control an asthma attack
Q. Is budesonide safe?
Yes. Budesonide is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is budesonide same as Pulmicort?
Yes. Pulmicort is a brand name of budesonide
Q. Are budesonide and albuterol same?
No. Budesonide is different from albuterol which is a beta-receptor agonist drug. Both are usedto treat asthma
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/prednisolone/Benadryl with budesonide?
Budesonide can be taken with ibuprofen or Benadryl only if advised by your doctor. Prednisolone is another steroid medication and generally not taken along with other steroid like budesonide, so it is advisable to consult your doctor before taking prednisolone with budesonide
Q. Does budesonide cause weight loss/weight gain/hair loss/hyperactivity?
Budesonide may cause weight gain but not weight loss, hyperactivity or hair loss and increased hair growth on face. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does budesonide cure cough?
Budesonide can cure cough related to asthma or allergic diseases of nose, throat or chest
Q. Does it help in croup?
It is not used for croup
Q. Is budesonide safe for infants?
It is advisable to consult your doctor before giving budesonide to an infant or child.
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