Nasacort Allergy Nasal Spray


Code 1760

A spray-in-the nose to treat the symptoms of allergic rhinitis in adults and children 2 years of age and over.

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Product Description

Nasacort contains a medicine called triamcinolone acetonide. This belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids which means it is a type of steroid. Nasal symptoms of allergy include sneezing, itching, and having a blocked, stuffy or runny nose. These can be caused by things such as: animal fur or house dust mites. This type of allergy can happen at any time of the year and is called ‘perennial allergic rhinitis’. Pollen. This type of allergy, such as hay fever, can be caused by different pollens indifferent seasons of the year. This is called ‘seasonal allergic rhinitis’. This medicine only works if used on a regular basis and may not help your symptoms straight away. It helps some people within the first day of treatment, however, for other people it may take 3 to 4 days to feel a relief.

  • Nasal spray
  • Relieves allergy symptoms
  • Scent-free

How to use

For nasal use only.
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The medicine only works if it is used regularly.
It can take 3 to 4 days before you notice your symptoms getting better.
Adults and children (over 12 years).
The usual starting dose is 2 sprays in each nostril each day.
Once the symptoms of allergy are under control, the dose may be lowered to 1spray in each nostril each day.
Children (6 to 12 years).
The usual dose is 1 spray in each nostril each day.
If the symptoms do not go away, then the dose may be increased to 2 sprays in each nostril each day.
The dose can then be lowered again to 1 spray in each nostril each day.
Children (2 to 5 years).
The usual dose is 1 spray in each nostril each day.
Do not use Nasacort for more than 3 months in children under 12 years old.
An adult should help a young child use this medicine.
Before using your nasal spray, blow your nose gently to clear your nostrils.
Preparing the bottle.
Remove the cap by pulling upward.
Shake the bottle gently before use.
If you are using the spray for the first time.
Hold the bottle upright.
Point the spray away from you while doing this.
Fill the pump with spray by pressing the nozzle downwards. This is called priming.
Press and release it 5 times.
Do this until a fine spray is produced .
The spray is now ready to use.
Using the spray.
Close one nostril with your finger.
Hold the bottle upright and put the nozzle into the other nostril as far as is comfortable.
Breathe in gently through your nose with your mouth closed.
While you are doing this, press the nozzle to deliver one spray.
Then breath out through your mouth.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 if you have to spray again in the same nostril and for the other nostril.
After using the spray.
To keep the spray nozzle clean, wipe it carefully with a clean tissue or handkerchief after each use.
Replace the cap over the nozzle.


Ingredients: Triamcinolone acetonide, -microcrystalline cellulose and carmellose sodium (dispersible cellulose)-polysorbate 80-purified water-anhydrous glucose-benzalkonium chloride (50% w/v solution)-disodium edetate-hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide (for pH-adjustment)

Delivery Info


We ship to Ireland within 1 – 3 Working Days.

We offer SAME DAY DELIVERY - if your order is placed before 2pm Mon. -Fri. and you live within a 10km radius from Cottage Pharmacy, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Returns Policy

We want you to be completely satisfied with your order and we would hope to resolve any problems you may have. If you are unhappy with your purchase, we will exchange the item or issue a credit note, providing the goods are not damaged and all packaging is still intact. Returns can be carried out in store at one of our locations or by returning the package by post / courier.

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