Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide)
What is Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide) used for?
Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide) is used to treat nasal symptoms of allergies such as congestion, sneezing and rhinitis. This medication may also be used to prevent nasal polyps from returning after they have been surgically removed. The medication operates by preventing the release of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation and discomfort in response to allergens. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide)?
Follow your physician's instructions for using Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide) to get the most effective results from treatment. It is typically administered once or twice each day, but your individual regimen will depend on your symptoms and health condition. To apply the dose, gently tilt your head back, put the nozzle into your nostril, and gently inhale while operating the pump to dispense one spray. It may be helpful to alternate nostrils if more than one spray is required as this may cause irritation of the nasal passage. If you have any questions about using the medicine, ask your pharmacist or physician to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide)?
Budenas AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any symptoms become intense or if any serious side effects occur such as depression, sensitive skin, anxiety, or increased susceptibility to infections. These conditions may require emergency medical attention or adjustments to your regimen to prevent further problems.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Budenase AQ Nasal Spray (Budesonide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.