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Is it safe to use "Beconase" Aqueous Nasal Spray for blocked/runny nose? Are there any side effects?

Is it safe to use "Beconase" Aqueous Nasal Spray for blocked/runny nose? Are there any side effects?

Not systemic: All topical steroids may have the side effects of occasional nose bleeds and irritation or burning. But the use of a topical nasal steroid is virtually without any systemic side effects. Make sure that you are using this spray for either allergic rhinitis or non-allergic rhinitis. A blocked runny nose can also be symptomatic of nasal polyps. ...Read more

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After reading about all the side effects, im scared to use it! should I switch to beconase (beclomethasone) or continue using nasocort?

After reading about all the side effects, im scared to use it! should I switch to beconase (beclomethasone) or continue using nasocort?

What is "it"?: Please rephrase your question so we know what you are afraid of taking? Discuss your concerns with your fp, who can allay your fears or recommend an alternative medication. ...Read more

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Will beconase (beclomethasone) side effects die down?

Will beconase (beclomethasone) side effects die down?

Maybe: Most common side-effect is irritation of nasal lining. This can be minimized by orienting the nozzle toward the ear on the same side as the nostril, i.e. Spray out, away from septum, toward ear on same side. The spray then falls on the "turbinates, " 3 folds on the outer wall of the nose halfway between the nostril and the ear that swell to block the passage and make mucus to cause post-nasal drip. ...Read more

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Was was I given beclomethasone nasal spray for a blocked ear?

Was was I given beclomethasone nasal spray for a blocked ear?

Decongest: To try to decongest the mucous membranes in your nose. Your eustachian tube is the tube you pop your ear with. It connects to the back of the nose. So in some cases, reducing inflammation in the nose can help the eustachian tube pop the ear. ...Read more

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How long can i use beclomethasone nasal spray for allergic rhinitis?

How long can i use beclomethasone nasal spray for allergic rhinitis?

As long as needed : Nasal steroids are designed for use daily for people with year round allergies and can be used daily during allergy seasons, if preferred. Studies have shown no significant adverse effects from long term use, other than nasal irritation, dryness , and nosebleeds in some cases. You should see an ENT allergist or general allergist for options if you have severe allergies. ...Read more

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Been given beclomethasone nasal spray for ear blocked, why does that help?

Been given beclomethasone nasal spray for ear blocked, why does that help?

Hoping to clear ear: The nose is connected to the ear through the eustachian tube. Improving nasal function should improve eustachian tube problems hopefully helping to clear the ear. Beclomethasone spray helps to improve the nose and eustachian tube. ...Read more

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Been given beclomethasone nasal spray for blocked ear, why is that?

Been given beclomethasone nasal spray for blocked ear, why is that?

Eustachian tube: A poorly functioning eustachian tube can cause the ear to feel plugged. Some providers believe that a nasal steroid spray may improve eustachian tube function by reducing swelling in the nasal cavity. This has not been proven in studies but can be tried especially if you have significant allergy symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of nasal spray?

What are the long-term side effects of nasal spray?

Nasal spray: Depends on what is being sprayed. Saline none. Nasal decongestants should not be used more than 2 or 3 days at a time or else worsening or more congestion may develop. Nasal steroids safe for long term use. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of coming off nasal spray?

What are the side effects of coming off nasal spray?

Nasal congestion: Depending on the type of nasal spray you are using, you may develop recurrence of your nasal congestion ...Read more

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What are the side effects of long term use of nasal spray?

What are the side effects of long term use of nasal spray?

Nasal sprays.: Side effects of long term use of nasal sprays depends on the ingredient. 1) decongestants like neo-synephrione = more prolonged nasal congestion 2) Normal Saline = almost nil 3) steroids = possible atrophy of the turbinates; easy bleeding 4) antihistamines = sedation, loss of effect. ...Read more

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