What is Benacort Nasal Spray?
Benacort Nasal Spray is used to treat and prevent the symptoms of allergies to allergens like pollen (hay fever). This is known as seasonal allergic rhinitis. Typical symptoms of allergic rhinitis include sneezing, a runny, itchy or blocked-up nose.
Regular use of Benacort which contains Budesonide a corticosteroid, can reduce inflammation in the nose and help prevent nasal-based allergy symptoms. Regular use is usually required to see improvements in your symptoms.
Benacort Hay Fever Nasal Spray stops:
- Nasal Congestion
- Runny & Itchy Nose
Each bottle contains 120 sprays (Budesonide 64 micrograms) which could last up to 2 months once symptoms are controlled.
How To Use Benacort Nasal Spray:
Shake the bottle before use.
Adults and the Elderly: Two sprays into each nostril regularly each morning.
Dosage may be reduced to one spray into each nostril if symptoms are controlled.
Do not use more than two sprays into each nostril in a day.
Not suitable for those under 18 years old
Each spray contains 64 micrograms of Budesonide.
Who Should Not Use Benacort Nasal Spray?
This medicine should not be used by the following groups of patients without first seeking medical advice from your GP or our Pharmacist:
- If you are allergic to Benacort, Budesonide or any other ingredient contained in this medicine
- If you are under 18 years old
Benacort is not suitable if you use any of the following medicines without first speaking with your GP or Pharmacist for medical advice:
- Ketoconazole, Itraconazole, Clarithromycin
- Medicines for HIV
- Oestrogens, including the Pill
- Other steroids
If you have any questions about how this product may interact with your current medicines or conditions please contact us and one of our pharmacists will be more than happy to help.
Can I Use Benacort Nasal Spray If I Am Pregnant or Breastfeeding?
Do not use this medicine during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.
What Side Effects Could I Expect?
Benacort Nasal Spray is generally well tolerated but the following side effects tend to be the most common:
- Nasal Irritation, eg Sneezing, Dry Nose
- Nose bleeds
This list is not exhaustive and for less common side effects please refer to the patient information leaflet.
Driving and Using Machinery
This medicine may make your vision blurry, if affected please do not drive or operate machinery
Can I Buy Benacort (Budesonide) Nasal Spray Over The Counter?
This medicine is available to buy over the counter. You do not need a prescription to buy Benacort but you will be asked some questions about your medical health when you add it to your basket. Our pharmacist will check your consultation prior to despatch to ensure it is safe and appropriate for you.
Always read the product leaflet before use.
This product is a medicine, and the sales are monitored to ensure the safety of our customers. From time to time we may impose limits on the amounts you may purchase and apply restrictions to the frequency of orders. Please helpful advice please read Our Policies in the footer of the site to understand more.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if his medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product and if you have any questions please contact one of our pharmacists for more information.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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