Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray (Triamcinolone Acetonide) Customer Reviews

Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray

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Triamcinolone nasal spray is utilized to alleviate symptoms such as an itchy or runny nose, sneezing, and other discomforts caused by seasonal and perennial hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Triamcinolone, classified as a steroid, operates by preventing the inflammation associated with allergic reactions.

Uses and Dosage

To use this medication in the nose, follow the instructions provided by your doctor or the product package, typically once a day. Avoid spraying this medication in your eyes or mouth. Before applying the drug, gently blow your nose. Shake the spray device thoroughly before each use and follow the package instructions to properly prime the spray.

To administer the nasal spray follow these instructions:

  1. Remove the protective cap before using the spray.
  2. Close one nostril by pressing it with your finger.
  3. Tilt your head as directed and carefully insert the nasal applicator into the other nostril.
  4. Press down firmly on the device to administer the prescribed number of sprays. Avoid spraying directly onto the middle wall of your nose (nasal septum).
  5. Breathe in gently through your nose and out through your mouth.
  6. Repeat the process in the other nostril.
  7. Replace the cap on the nasal inhaler.
  8. Refrain from blowing your nose for 15 minutes after using this medication.

Dosage is determined by your medical condition and response to treatment. Younger children may require a smaller dose and assistance from an adult to use this medication correctly. Use the medication regularly to derive the maximum benefit, taking it at the same time(s) each day. Do not increase the dose or use it more frequently than directed.

This medication does not provide immediate relief. While some individuals may experience its effects within one day, it may take up to one week for the full benefits to take effect. Consult your doctor or pharmacist regarding the use of other medications (such as nose drops/spray or allergy drugs taken orally) in conjunction with this drug until it reaches its full effectiveness.

Keep a record of the number of sprays used from the device. Dispose of the device after reaching the specified number of sprays indicated on the manufacturer’s package. Do not transfer any remaining medication to another container. Follow the package instructions to unblock or clean the spray device.

If your condition persists, worsens, or you suspect a serious medical problem, seek medical assistance promptly.

Side Effects

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention:

  • acid or sour stomach
  • belching
  • heartburn
  • indigestion
  • stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
  • tooth problems
  • upper abdominal or stomach pain

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any serious side effects:

  • body aches or pain
  • chills
  • congestion
  • diarrhea
  • dryness or soreness of the throat
  • fever
  • general feeling of discomfort or illness
  • headache
  • hoarseness
  • increased cough
  • joint pain
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches and pains
  • nausea
  • runny nose
  • shivering
  • sweating
  • tender, swollen glands in the neck
  • trouble sleeping
  • trouble with swallowing
  • unexplained nosebleeds
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • voice changes
  • vomiting


  • Before using nasal triamcinolone, inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients that could cause allergic reactions or other issues.
  • Share your medical history with your doctor or pharmacist, particularly if you have eye problems (such as glaucoma, cataracts), infections, or recent nose problems (such as injury, ulcers, surgery).
  • Avoid close contact with individuals who have contagious infections (such as chickenpox, COVID-19, measles, flu). Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for further details.
  • While it is rare, using corticosteroid medications for an extended period may make it more challenging for your body to respond to physical stress. Before undergoing surgery or emergency treatment, or if you experience a serious illness or injury, inform your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication or have used it within the past few months.
  • Although unlikely, prolonged use of this medication may temporarily slow down a child’s growth. Schedule regular check-ups with the doctor to monitor your child’s height.
  • During pregnancy, use this medication only when clearly necessary. Infants born to mothers who have used corticosteroids (including triamcinolone) for an extended period may have low levels of corticosteroid hormone. Contact your doctor immediately if you observe symptoms such as persistent nausea/vomiting, severe diarrhea, or weakness in your newborn.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. However, similar drugs are known to pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Form and Strength

Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray spray bottle:
    • 55 ug


How long does it take for Nasacort to start working?

This medication usually starts to work within 2 or 3 days, but for some people, it may take up to 2 weeks to work.

Does Nasacort raise blood pressure?

Nasacort isn’t known to raise blood pressure. For this reason, Nasacort is generally safe to use if you have high blood pressure or if you’re taking blood pressure medications.



Additional information

Generic name:

Triamcinolone Acetonide


Nasal spray



Quantities Available:

120doses, 360doses

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