• Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)

Qnasl Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Beclomethasone dipropionate 40mcg, 80mcg; per actuation; non-aqueous nasal spray soln.

Pharmacological Class


How Supplied

Aerosol 40mcg—4.9g (60 actuations), 8.7g (120 actuations); 80mcg—8.7g (120 actuations)


Generic Availability


Qnasl Indications


Seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis.

Qnasl Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<4yrs: not established. 4–11yrs: 1 spray (40mcg) in each nostril once daily; max: 2 sprays per day. ≥12yrs: 2 sprays (80mcg) in each nostril once daily; ­max: 4 sprays per day.

Qnasl Contraindications

Not Applicable

Qnasl Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Qnasl Warnings/Precautions


Avoid in recent nasal septal ulcers, nasal surgery, or nasal trauma until healed. Monitor periodically for possible changes in nasal mucosa or Candida infection with long-term use. Discontinue if nasal erosion/ulceration or Candida infection occur (treat with local therapy). Change in vision, history of increased intraocular pressure, blurred vision, glaucoma, and/or cataracts: monitor closely. Respiratory tract tuberculosis. Untreated infections (eg, fungal, bacterial, viral, ocular herpes simplex). If exposed to measles or chickenpox, consider anti-infective prophylactic therapy. If adrenal insuffi­ciency exists following systemic corticoste­roid therapy, replacement with intranasal cortico­steroids may exacerbate symptoms of adrenal insufficiency (eg, lassitude, depres­sion). Monitor for hypercorticism and adrenal suppression (if occur discontinue gradually). Monitor for growth suppression in children. Avoid eyes, mouth and face. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Qnasl Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Qnasl Interactions

Not Applicable

Qnasl Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Nasal discomfort, epistaxis, headache, pyrexia, upper respiratory tract infection, nasopharyngitis; hypersensitivity reactions (discontinue if occurs).

Qnasl Clinical Trials

See Literature

Qnasl Note

Not Applicable

Qnasl Patient Counseling

See Literature