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Qnasi Metered Dose Nasal Spray 0.04 mg/spray

Uses

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • allergy symptoms
  • inflammation
  • nasal polyps

Instructions

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

This medicine is flammable. Do not use it near heaters, open flame or while smoking. Do not crush, puncture, or burn container.

This medicine is for use in the nose. Avoid getting the medicine into the eyes or mouth. Rinse the eyes with water if the medicine is sprayed into the eyes.

Ask your doctor, nurse or pharmacist to show you how to use this medicine correctly.

The first time you open a new spray, you need to get it ready to use. Point the bottle away from you and spray into the air. Repeat until you see a fine mist. It is now ready to use. This process is called priming the spray.

Read and carefully follow package instructions for preparing, using and cleaning the pump.

Blow and wipe your nose with a clean tissue before using this product.

Do not spray the medicine directly on the middle wall of your nose (nasal septum).

Do not blow your nose for at least 15 minutes after using this medicine.

Keep track of number of times sprayed. Do not use more than the total number of doses shown on the package.

It is important that you keep taking each dose of this medicine on time even if you are feeling well.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses of this medicine at one time.

It may take several weeks for this medicine to fully work.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

If your symptoms do not improve or they worsen while on this medicine, contact your doctor.

Do not share this medicine with anyone who has not been prescribed this medicine.

Do not share this nasal spray with other people. Doing so may spread infections.

It is very important that you keep all appointments for medical exams and tests while on this medicine.

Do not take the medicine more than once during 24 hours.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Be very careful not to spray the medicine into your eyes. Wash your hands thoroughly before touching your eyes.

This medicine may reduce your body's ability to fight infections. Try to avoid contact with people with colds, flu or other infections.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Please tell all your doctors and dentists that you are on this medicine before they provide care.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • dry nose
  • nosebleeds
  • irritation inside the nose
  • changes in taste or unpleasant taste

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
  • flu-like symptoms
  • fever or chills
  • headaches
  • increased risk for an infection
  • pain or sores in the nose
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness
  • increased urinary frequency
  • blurring or changes of vision
  • yeast infection in the mouth or throat

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document tells you briefly how to take your medicine, but it does not tell you all there is to know about it.Your doctor or pharmacist may give you other documents about your medicine. Please talk to them if you have any questions.Always follow their advice. There is a more complete description of this medicine available in English.Scan this code on your smartphone or tablet or use the web address below. You can also ask your pharmacist for a printout. If you have any questions, please ask your pharmacist.


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