Nasacort vs Rhinocort

Nasacort
(OTC)
Rhinocort
(Rx)
Nasacort is a respiratory medication.
Rhinocort is a respiratory medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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July 11, 1991
February 14, 1994
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,462 Discussions
3,593 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Allergy
#2 for Swelling
#4 for Itching
#5 for Rhinitis
Nasacort is approved for Allergy and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Rhinocort is prescribed for Seasonal Allergies and Rhinitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Nas
Drowsiness
4
Addiction
3
Bronchitis
3
Fever
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Weight Gain
2
Sleep Apnea
2
Sinus Pressure
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Palpitations
1
Rhi
Sore Throat
4
Sinus Headaches
3
Migraines
2
Weight Gain
2
Sleep Apnea
2
Apnea
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Bronchitis
2
Fever
1
Dry Mouth
1
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Nasacort
Nas
Rhinocort
Rhi
Drowsiness
Nas
Rhi
4
0
Addiction
Nas
Rhi
3
0
Bronchitis
Nas
Rhi
3
2
Fever
Nas
Rhi
2
1
High Blood Pressure
Nas
Rhi
2
2
Weight Gain
Nas
Rhi
2
2
Sleep Apnea
Nas
Rhi
2
2
Sinus Pressure
Nas
Rhi
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nas
Rhi
2
0
Palpitations
Nas
Rhi
1
0
Sore Throat
Rhi
Nas
4
0
Sinus Headaches
Rhi
Nas
3
0
Migraines
Rhi
Nas
2
0
Weight Gain
Rhi
Nas
2
2
Sleep Apnea
Rhi
Nas
2
2
Apnea
Rhi
Nas
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Rhi
Nas
2
2
Bronchitis
Rhi
Nas
2
3
Fever
Rhi
Nas
1
2
Dry Mouth
Rhi
Nas
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Nasacort during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Rhinocort during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Nasal Spray
Nasal Spray
Dosages
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Aerosol: 55 mcg, 55 mcg/actuation
Aerosol: 32 mcg/actuation
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Triamcinolone Acetonide
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nasacort and Rhinocort: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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| Brenda M
I'm use to using Nasonex but my ins doesn't want to pay.So I tried Nasacort it works now I'm trying Rhinocort so far so good!

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