Nasacort / Telnase
Pharmacy Discounter sells Telnase, which is the same product as Nasacort, same company, same manufacturer, it just has a different brand name in New zealand.
Adults and Children above 12 Years:
To start spray Nasacort twice into each nostril once daily. Reduce to one spray into each nostril of Nasacort once daily when symptoms are controlled. Do not exceed the maximum started dose of Nasacort.
Nasacort / Telnase Contains: Triamcinolone acetonide 55mcg / spray.
Nasacort / Telnase contains a corticosteroid and is used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) and perennial allergic rhinitis.
Hayfever produces symptoms such as sneezing, itching and runny nose. Sometimes you can get these symptoms all year long and this is called perennial allergic rhinitis. This type of hayfever is often caused by dust mites or hair from a cat or dog.
Nasacort / Telnase sprayed into your nose will relieve the sneezing, itching and runny nose you experience with hayfever or perennial allergic rhinitis.
Do not use Nasacort / Telnase if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients in Nasacort / Telnase
- have an infection of the nose
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you:
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Have a nasal or sinus infection
- Have recently had nasal ulcers, injury or surgery to your nose.
- Are taking any other medicine, especially other medicines that contain corticosteroids
- Have asthma or are taking asthma medication
Do not give to children under 12 years of age.
While on Nasacort / Telnase, some people may experience side effects. Most of the time they are mild and only last for a short period, occasionally they may be serious. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following while using Nasacort and are worried:
- increased runny nose
- increased sneezing
- irritation inside the nose
- increased blocked nose
- sore throat
Tell your doctor or Pharmacist if:
- you develop sings or symptoms of a nasal or sinus infection such as fever, pain or swelling, or discoloured nasal discharge
- you have eye pain or visual disturbances
- your nose bleeds
- you suffer any headaches
Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you feel unwell while using Nasacort.
Medicines have benefits and some may have risks. Always read the label carefully and use strictly as directed. If symptoms continue or you have side effects consult your pharmacist or doctor immediately.
Nasacort / Telnase is a pharmacist only medicine.