Rhinocort


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Rhinocort

(rī′nə-kôrt′)
A trademark for the drug budesonide.

budesonide

A nebulisable synthetic glucocorticosteroid, structurally related to 16α-hydroxyprednisolone, which has high topical anti-inflammatory activity, low systemic activity and enhanced receptor-binding activity, but more rapid presystemic metabolism than other corticosteroids.

Indications
Coup, asthma, allergic rhinitis, inflammatory colitides—e.g., ulcerative colititis and Crohn’s disease; seasonal or perennial.
 
Adverse effects
Nasal irritation, sores and bleeding, upset stomach, cough, dry mouth, rash, muscle cramps.
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Rhinocort Aqua is a nasal spray indicated for allergic and non-allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the inside of the nose), and for the treatment of nasal polyps (swelling of the nasal lining).
AstraZeneca, an English-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has agreed to sell rights outside the United States for Rhinocort Aqua nasal spray to Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson.
Generally, this includes topical nasal steroids, such as budesonide (Rhinocort AQ) and some antihistamines, such as loratadine.
Talking on the issue, a pharmacist with Wid Pharmacy in Al Sadd, Ola Muhammad, said the pharmacy had witnessed almost 50 percent increase in sale of asthma drugs like Ventolin, Aramys and Rhinocort as well as medicines to relieve cold and flu conditions.
(7) When it was inhaled by women in early pregnancy, budesonide (Rhinocort; Category B) did not increase the rate of congenital malformation among 2,014 infants above the rate found in the general population?
These corticosteroid nasal sprays include mometasone (Nasonex), triamcinolone (Nasacort ), fluticasone (Flonase) and budesonide (Rhinocort).
Rhinocort Aqua is the brand name for intranasal delivery.
Onset of action of intranasal budesonide (Rhinocort Aqua) in seasonal allergic rhinitis studied in a controlled exposure model.
He is on pulimort, xopenex, foradil, singulair, Claritin, rhinocort ...
In Westboro, AstraZeneca manufactures the Rhinocort nasal allergy treatment, Pulmicort ampules for nebulizers and an intravenous version of Nexium.
In addition to fluticasone, budesonide (Rhinocort, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP), mometasone (Nasonex, ScheringPlough Corp.), and several other nasal steroids are available.
Intranasal corticosteroid drugs--such as fluticasone (Flonase), budesonide (Rhinocort), triamcinolone (Nasacort) or mometasone (Nasonex)--are the first drugs of choice.