CHILDREN'S NASACORT ALLERGY 24HR OTC

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CHILDREN'S NASACORT ALLERGY 24HR

Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Triamcinolone acetonide 55mcg; per nasal spray; scent- and alcohol-free.

Company:

Chattem Inc.

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Indications for CHILDREN'S NASACORT ALLERGY 24HR:

Seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis, including nasal congestion.

Adult:

2 sprays in each nostril once daily. Reduce dose as symptoms improve.

Children:

<2yrs: not recommended. 2–<6yrs: 1 spray in each nostril once daily. 6–12yrs: 1 spray in each nostril once daily; max 2 sprays in each nostril once daily. Reduce dose as symptoms improve.

Warnings/Precautions:

Avoid use in patients with recent nasal ulcers, surgery, or injury that has not healed. Infections (eg, ocular herpes simplex). Glaucoma. Cataracts. Discontinue if exposed to measles, chickenpox, or tuberculosis. Monitor for growth suppression in children. Avoid eyes or mucous membranes. Reevaluate if no improvement after 1 week. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid concomitant other steroid-containing products.

See Also:

NASACORT ALLERGY 24HR

Pharmacological Class:

Steroid.

Adverse Reactions:

Infection, fever, visual changes, severe or frequent nosebleeds.

Generic Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Nasal Spray—8.25g (60 sprays), 16.5g (120 sprays); Children's—8.25g (60 sprays)