TABLE 1 Intranasal corticosteroids Aqueous Nonaqueous Beclomethasone (Beconase AQ, Beclomethasone Vancenase
AQ) (QNASL Nasal Aerosol) Budesonide (Rhinocort Aqua) Ciclesonide (Zetonna Nasal Aerosol) Ciclesonide (Omnaris) Flunisolide (Nasalide, Nasarel) Fluticasone furoate (Veramyst) Fluticasone propionate (Flonase) Mometasone (Nasonex) Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ) Fluticasone propionate/azelastine (a) (Dymista) (a) Combination corticosteroid and antihistamine.
(fluticasone), Nasacort (triamcinolone), Nasalide (flunisolide), Nasonex (mometasone), Rhinocort (budesonide), Vancenase
DS or Vancenase
Pockethaler (beclomethasone) Inhaled.
When an inhaled steroid is indicated, beclomethasone (Beconase or Vancenase
) or budesonide (Pulmicort) are recommended.
also have papers filed with the FDA seeking to have their respective prescription nasal sprays, Vancenase
AQ and Becanese AQ, make the change to over-the-counter status.
Some names of inhaled steroids include beclomethasone (Beconase, Vancenase
), dexamethasone (Decadron) and flunisolide (Nasalide).
Sold under the names Nasalide, Beconase and Vancenase
, these drugs may totally eliminate sneezing, itching and nasal discharge and, when used carefully and according to directions, may provide welcome relief year after year.