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What are examples of steroid nasal sprays?

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Examples of steroid nasal sprays available by prescription include beclomethasone (Beconase, Qnasl), ciclesonide (Zetonna), fluticasone furoate (Veramyst), fluticasone proprionate (Flonase), and mometasone (Nasonex). Three medications can be purchased over the counter -- budesonide (Rhinocort Allergy), fluticasone (Flonase Allergy Relief), and triamcinolone (Nasacort Allergy 24HR).

Side effects can include headache, sore throat, nosebleed, or cough.

SOURCES:

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Hay Fever Treatment."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Allergic Rhinitis" and "OTC Relief for Congestion."

Medscape Reference: "Ipratropium" and "Cromolyn sodium, intranasal (OTC)."

RxList.com.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Allergic Rhinitis."

FamilyDoctor.org: "OTC Relief for Congestion."

Medscape Reference: "Ipratropium."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Hay Fever Treatment."

Medscape Reference: "Cromolyn sodium, intranasal (OTC)."

News release, FDA.

UpToDate.com. “Patient information: Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies) (Beyond the Basics).”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on June 7, 2018

SOURCES:

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Hay Fever Treatment."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Allergic Rhinitis" and "OTC Relief for Congestion."

Medscape Reference: "Ipratropium" and "Cromolyn sodium, intranasal (OTC)."

RxList.com.

FamilyDoctor.org: "Allergic Rhinitis."

FamilyDoctor.org: "OTC Relief for Congestion."

Medscape Reference: "Ipratropium."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Hay Fever Treatment."

Medscape Reference: "Cromolyn sodium, intranasal (OTC)."

News release, FDA.

UpToDate.com. “Patient information: Allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies) (Beyond the Basics).”

Reviewed by Louise Chang on June 7, 2018

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