Warnings & Recalls for QNASL
QNASL and Pregnancy
QNASL is an FDA pregnancy Category C
drug. QNASL's effect on the fetus when taken during pregnancy is not known
. It has not been confirmed if QNASL passes through breast-milk or may cause harm to a nursing baby. If you are pregnant
, planning to become pregnant
or are breastfeeding
, consult your doctor before using QNASL.
use QNASL if you are allergic
to any ingredient in the product.
Let your doctor know about any
of the following conditions you may have before using QNASL:
- eye problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, or herpes of the eyes
- any infection or sickness you may currently have
- skin problems or ulcers in your nose
- if you have had surgery or have damaged your nose in the past few months
QNASL, as with other corticosteroids, may decrease the ability of the immune system
and increase your risk of an infection
anyone who may be sick. If you come in contact with or have been around someone with chicken pox
, call your healthcare provider immediately. You may be given a treatment to prevent infection which could be extremely dangerous while taking QNASL.
QNASL may have an impact on the growth rate of children
. Young patients should receive regular examinations
and check-ups to ensure that QNASL is not effecting their growth.
Corticosteroids may interact
with other medications. Notify your doctor about all
medicines you are using to avoid harmful interactions.
QNASL Treatment and Use
QNASL | Beclomethasone dipropionate is a corticosteroid medicine marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 2012 for treating and reducing symptoms of allergies. QNASL may decrease unwanted side effects of allergies such as:
- runny nose or congestion
- frequent sneezing
- watery or itchy eyes
QNASL is for patients over the age of 12 who suffer from seasonal allergies (hay fever) or rhinitis (swollen mucous membranes).
How Does QNASL Work?
QNASL works as a corticosteroid by interfering with reactions in the immune system which often cause inflammation. By decreasing or preventing inflammation, QNASL treats side effects often produced by allergies.
How to Use QNASL
QNASL comes in the form of a nasal spray. Read all packaged instructions before using QNASL. Do not take QNASL in any way that has not been prescribed to you by your doctor. The typical dosage amount is two sprays of Qnasl in each nostrils every day. QNASL should be sprayed directly into the nostrils. Avoid contact with eyes.
QNASL should not be used for more than one week at a time. Let your doctor know if your symptoms have not been reduced after one week of using QNASL. If your symptoms worsen, contact your healthcare provider at once. Keep all appointments and be sure to notify your doctor about your progress and your body’s response to the medicine.