Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray, Suspension 32Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Rhinocort Aqua: Nasal spray, suspension (32mcg)

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Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation

What is this Medicine?

BUDESONIDE (bue DES oh nide) nasal spray is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your nose. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of allergies like sneezing, itching, and runny or stuffy nose.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Rhinocort Aqua: Nasal spray, suspension(32mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation Nasal Spray

NDC: 001861070
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Vasomotor Rhinitis, Allergic Rhinitis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation Nasal Spray

Reported Side Effects for Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation Nasal Spray

Visual Impairment Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Cataracts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Eye Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Nasal Irritation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
>3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation Nasal Spray

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Rhinocort Aqua 32mcg/actuation Nasal Spray(Budesonide)
Grapefruit juice and Budesonide(Budesonide)
Grapefruit juice can increase the amount of oral Budesonide (Entocort-EC) that your body absorbs. Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of oral Budesonide. If possible, you should avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking Entocort-EC. At the very least, avoid large changes (i.e., either increases or decreases) in your daily intake of grapefruit and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit juice is not expected to interact significantly with inhaled or nasal Budesonide (Pulmicort or Rhinocort).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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