Is Flonase and Nasacort the same thing?

Is Flonase and Nasacort the same thing?

Both are OTC corticosteroid nasal sprays that relieve nasal allergy symptoms, including nasal congestion. But unlike Nasacort® 24 Hour nasal sprays, FLONASE nasal sprays are also indicated to relieve itchy, watery eyes†† to provide you with the symptom relief that you need to be greater than your allergies.

Is Nasacort a steroid or antihistamine?

Most allergy pills, such as loratadine (Claritin) and cetirizine (Zyrtec), are antihistamines, and they help relieve allergy symptoms that affect the nose, eyes, and throat. Triamcinolone (Nasacort) is a steroid nasal spray that specifically treats nasal allergy symptoms.

Is it OK to use Nasacort everyday?

Is Nasacort safe to use every day? Yes, Nasacort is safe to use every day. Use only as directed and please read the product label for complete dosing instructions and warnings.

Is Nasacort stronger than Flonase?

Official answer. Nasacort and Flonase are equally effective, safe, and well tolerated for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Therefore the choice of either Nasacort or Flonase comes down to personal preference, availability or price.

Is it better to take Nasacort in the morning or at night?

When used at bedtime, Nasacort Allergy 24HR also may help relieve sleep issues that arise due to allergies.

Who should not use Nasacort?

What drugs and food should I avoid while taking Nasacort Allergy 24HR (Triamcinolone (Nasal))? Avoid getting this medicine in your eyes. Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Call your doctor for preventive treatment if you are exposed to chickenpox or measles.

Is it better to use Nasacort in the morning or at night?

What are the side effects of Nasacort?

Common side effects of Nasacort AQ include:

  • nose/throat dryness or irritation,
  • cough,
  • sneezing after use of the medicine,
  • nosebleeds,
  • stinging or burning in your nose,
  • sore throat,
  • stuffy nose,
  • watery eyes,