A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
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Nasacort AQ (Triamcinolone)
Nasacort AQ nasal spray is a corticosteroid which is used to prevent allergy symptoms including sneezing, itching, and runny or stuffed nose. It works by reducing swelling or inflammation in the nasal passages.
You can purchase the medicine Nasacort AQ online from Canada Pharmacy and have it delivered to your doorstep without hassle.
This medication is for use (administered) in the nose. For adults, the usual dose is 2 sprays in each nostril once or twice a day or as instructed by your doctor. For children, the usual dose is 1 to 2 sprays in each nostril once daily or as instructed by the doctor. Avoid spraying it in your eyes or mouth. Gently blow your nose before using this drug. Shake the spray device well before each use. Follow the package instructions to properly prime the spray. Follow the dosage prescribed to you by the doctor carefully. Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.
Nasacort AQ 55 mcg contains 55 mcg of triamcinolone.
The inactive ingredients include:
Do not use Nasacort if you are allergic to triamcinolone acetonide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Nasacort if you have an infection of the nose or throat that is not treated. If you get a fungal infection while using Nasacort, stop using the spray until the infection has been treated.
Also, stop its usage if you have recently had a nose operation, or had an injury or ulcer in the nose, if you are being transferred from steroid injections or tablets to Nasacort spray or if you have had glaucoma or cataracts. Let your doctor know of all the medications to avoid adverse drug interactions. In case of an overdose, seek immediate medical help.
Side effects that may occur while taking this medication include a headache, nasal irritation or dryness, sore throat, sneezing, and nosebleed.
The signs of an allergic reaction to Nasacort include rash (hives), itching, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.
If any of these side effects continue to persist or worsen, contact your physician immediately.