| Alanase Nasal Spray
| Beclomethasone Dipropionate
| Pacific Pharmaceuticals
What is Alanase Nasal Spray?
Alanase Nasal Spray can treat and prevent allergy symptoms such as itching, sneezing and runny or stuffy nose when in contact with irritants such as pet fur, pollution and pollens. The active ingredient beclomethasone dipropionate is mainly prescribed to treat allergic rhinitis commonly caused by hay fever and other allergies. Some people may also use the bottle to shrink and prevent nasal polyps from returning after surgical removal.
How is Alanase Nasal Spray used?
Alanase Nasal Spray is usually taken 2 to 3 times per day at evenly spaced intervals or as directed by a doctor. The dosage will depend on the patientís condition and their reaction to the medication, contact a doctor for the correct dosage. Shake the spray and gently clear your nose before administering the spray. Close one nostril by placing a finger against one side of your nose. Tilt your head forward and insert the nozzle to the other nostril. Firmly push down on the collar to administer the spray and breathe out through the mouth. Repeat the process for another dose if necessary and also to administer to the other nostril. Wipe the nozzle clean and replace the cap for storage.
Patients using Alanase Nasal Spray may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Sore throat
- Unpleasant taste or smell
- Nasal dryness or irritation
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Swollen face, legs or ankles
- Cold or infection
- Muscle weakness
- Increased difficulty breathing
- Vision problems
- Extreme fatigue
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Alanase Nasal Spray is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.